July 2002: A magical time when “crossovers” were so new people put the word in quotes, “smartphone” wasn’t part of the lexicon (though PopMech anticipated them), and space elevators… well, space elevators.

July 2002: A magical time when “crossovers” were so new people put the word in quotes, “smartphone” wasn’t part of the lexicon (though PopMech anticipated them), and space elevators… well, space elevators.