Saturday, February 20, 2010

Hype alert: Why cyberspace isn't, and will never be, nirvana

in this 1995 Newsweek article, Clifford Stoll writes about how a future of telecommuting workers, interactive libraries and multimedia classrooms just won't happen.

Do our computer pundits lack all common sense? 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.

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