As we've mentioned before, there's a lot of "modern" technology
that's a lot older than you think.
It's easy to assume that all of our modern gadgets are newly conceived, thanks to decades of Bond films and Star Trek props, but the reality is that humans have been trying to solve the same problems for a long time. Problems like: "how do I strap TV screens directly to my eyeballs?" And "how can I make an unstoppable bipedal robot?"