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12 Predictions People Made About The Internet In The ’90s

The perils of attempting to predict the future.

1.

Clifford Stoll, in a Newsweek article entitled “The Internet? Bah!”, February 1995.

2.

Peter H. Lewis, New York Times, July 1992.

3.

Lisa Palac, 1994.

4.

Dinty Moore, 1995.

5.

Brian Carpenter, 1995.

6.

Robert Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, in InfoWorld magazine, December 1995.

7.

Technology consultant Peter Huber, in a Columbia Journalism Review article headlined “Big Brother, Goodbye”, 1995.

8.

BYTE magazine editor Edmund DeJesus, 1998.

9.

Erik Sandberg-Diment, New York Times, December 1995.

10.

Tim Berners-Lee, 1995.

11.

John Allen, 1993.

12.

Clifford Stoll inNewsweek again, 1995.

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Luke Lewis is the Executive Editor of BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
 
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