Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Thoughts on Internet predictions, ten years later

So yesterday, I posted an email I wrote a bit more than ten years ago about what I saw for the future of the internet. How well have they held up to time? Pretty well, I think.

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Internet predictions, ten years later

I’ve been going through my old emails lately, trying to see if I’ve ever written anything of importance. The jury is still out on that, but I did find something interesting: an email I sent to one of my friends about my predictions for this new-fangled Internet thing. I sent it on 14 September 1999, a bit more than ten years ago. Tomorrow I’ll talk about how my thoughts have held up over time and whether I can get a job as a professional prognosticator. Here it is below the fold:

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Back online

After what seemed like an interminable time (but was in reality a little over a week), I once again have internet access at home. I’ve had issues with Comcast in the past, but this time around the tech came out and did a good job solving problems and getting everything up and running. I’ll finally be able to get back to work posting.