Re: Faking It: The Internet Revolution Has Nothing to Do With the Nasdaq

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Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 17:06:40 BST

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    On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 02:51:18PM +0100, Chris Taylor wrote:
    > What really pisses me off about the internet (well admittedly this has
    > been overtaken by events a bit) is that William Gibson et al. more or
    > less decided what we were going to get before it had even happened
    > (because people were happy to grab his hand-packed metaphors and
    > monikers); so now we'll never know what we would've had.

    I'm a bit of a Gibson fan -- I've read all his books at least once,
    and the Neuromancer series at least twice. I'd be interested to know
    in what ways you think the present Internet shows his influence.

    "A prime source of meta-memes" -- Inside Information --
    Robin Faichney

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