Your Moment of Zen

“One popular new feature on the Net is AI’s Associated Press service. From anywhere on the Net you can log in and get the news that’s coming live over the wire or ask for all the items on a particular subject that have come in during the last 24 hours. Plus a fortune cookie. Project that to household terminals, and so much for newspapers (in present form).”

-Stewart Brand, 1972, in “Spacewar: Fanatic Life and Symbolic Death Among the Computer Bums”

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