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How far have we come?

I’ve been collecting links and resources on early views of technology and the internet. News recordings from 1980s seem rather comical. And yet…consider what the next 25 years might bring. Here are two short clips of people grappling with what the internet might become.
Peter Mansbridge the internet as a “15 million people revolution”. Fascinating, considering that the 1 billion online threshold was exceeded in December 2008.
1981 Internet report – “imagine turning your computer on in the morning and reading the news”