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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.

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    Lisa Palac, 1994.

    4.

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    Dinty Moore, 1995.

    5.

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    Brian Carpenter, 1995.

    6.

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

    7.

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

    8.

    BYTE magazine editor Edmund DeJesus, 1998.

    9.

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

    10.

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    Tim Berners-Lee, 1995.

    11.

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    John Allen, 1993.

    12.

    Clifford Stoll inNewsweek again, 1995.

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