How quickly things change!

“The system now reaches over 50,000 participants at over two thousand sites in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan and Korea.
“Science fiction writers like Orson Scott Card, William Gibson, and Norman Spinrad, among many others, have speculated about the possibilities of a time when government, commerce and culture are all conducted on “the net” and when most citizens will have access to the system. That day is not yet here.”
Henry Jenkins, 1989, writing about USENET, the community on the internet before the Web itself was created.

Is the day here now?  For many people, I believe it is.

 

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About emmyleigh
Writer/editor/proofreader who loves technology

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