Why the internet will fail (1995)

Lovely.

"The truth in no online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-ROM can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will change the way government works."

Amusing, sure, but instructive too. Judging the future based on the innovations that are in the present is a huge and easy mistake. CD-ROM!

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