Re: Interpersonal Computing @ PARC

CobraBoy (
Wed, 14 Aug 1996 21:18:08 -0700

>97% of FoRKees are horrified to hear this is still news:
>> "The revolution of the 1980s was discovering how to make
>> the computer personal," he said. "In the 1990s, the
>> revolution is making it interpersonal."
>Aaargh! [obNeXTRef: This used to be Steve's battle cry]

Umm... as I have pointed out, (at least I think I have) everything that was
on a certain black cube in 1987 will be the new "hot tip" in 1997.

>The Internet revolution will result in everything from light switches to
>copying machines leveraging the World Wide Web through technology

Someone please get me the drugs that this guy takes. PLEASE!!!! If I ever
have to boot a computer to turn on a light, I'm moving to Montana and
living by candlelight. (hmmm... wasn't that a Zappa song? Adam??)

On the subject of useless objects, while driving my 310 hp transportation
object down Ventura Blvd. (in the San Fernando Valley, again another Zappa
song) I noticed a new storefront going in. Called (and I kid you not)

The W.W.WebStore

God knows what you would actually buy in their, since we all know no one
buys anything that is associated with the word Web. Maybe there are just
going to let about 5K people a day roam through and take what they want...



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