Computer Advances

From: Mr. Self Destruct <>
Date: Fri Jul 18 12:14:15 1997

On Fri, 18 Jul 1997, Sam Ismail wrote:

> Um, the Internet is not a fad. The Internet is the new paradigm for
> business and society. The Internet is, perhaps not a quantum leap, but
> it is a humongous leap for mankind. A fad? Hardly.

Although I think describing the Internet with the word "fad" *might* be a
bit harsh, I think it *Might* lose it's luster pretty soon. It IS good
for the information gathering/distributing type of thing but a lot of the
Internet is just crap. Kinda like TV "'cept different"

Pretty soon, we might be able to call it TV-2...

> > Next killer app? Dunno. Voice recognition?
> Yes.

How bout something that'll brew yer coffee for you in the morning, do the
wash, scrub the toilet, walk the dog, etc. Then we won't have ANY
responsibilities and we could all stay holed up in our houses all the

(Just kidding)

Received on Fri Jul 18 1997 - 12:14:15 BST

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