|03-01-2010, 04:57 AM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Cochabamba, BO
Device: Onyx Boox 60, iPod Touch
Newsweek (1995) on ebooks
PatrickLacroix tweeted about a blog post that discusses an article from Newsweek in 1995.
The Internet? Bah!
Hype alert: Why cyberspace isn’t, and will never be, nirvana
The Newsweek article was written by the well-know astronomer Clifford Stoll. In general he thought that the internet would be just a hype, and would never become something useful.
To stay on topic: he also made some remarks about ebooks, although that word wasn't used.
|03-01-2010, 07:27 AM||#2|
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Join Date: Sep 2009
Thanks for the link. I read the BoingBoing entry when it came out (and Silicon Snake Oil when it first came out) but didn't notice Cliff Stoll's response on the boinger.
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