A Trip Back to the Future of the Internet

In this 1993 broadcast from Science Friday, NPR looks at the fledgling days of the Internet. The general feeling in this piece is optimism. One guest points out that this (then) new technology will be a powerful tool for government, increasing efficiency and bettering peoples’ lives. Not sure if that’s how things have worked out, but it’s been interesting so far. TC mark


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  • http://twitter.com/azigra Azi Graybar

    I heard this on Friday. I really couldn't tell at first if it was recent or old. The letter from some guy stating that after an hour of searching online he found a database of jokes to use in a speech gave it away.

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