The most active sphere was knowledge distribution as is true today and Bill was ideally positioned to see the various initiatives underway, most of which are simple common sense awaiting the inevitable hardware. Today we are waiting for the Holodec.
Today it is all there and we are mainly allowing for global maturation. Recently i got a bunch of followers out of Africa. That had not happened before. It has all been possible for over a decade, but here we are.
The globe is connecting and the main issue now is political resolution.