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

The perils of attempting to predict the future.

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

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

2.

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

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

3.

Lisa Palac, 1994.
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Lisa Palac, 1994.

4.

Dinty Moore, 1995.
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Dinty Moore, 1995.

5.

Brian Carpenter, 1995.
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Brian Carpenter, 1995.

6.

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

BYTE magazine editor Edmund DeJesus, 1998.

9.

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

10.

Tim Berners-Lee, 1995.
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Tim Berners-Lee, 1995.

11.

John Allen, 1993.
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John Allen, 1993.

12.

Clifford Stoll inNewsweek again, 1995.

Clifford Stoll inNewsweek again, 1995.