from the badger-badger-badger-badger-mushroom-mushroom dept.
oDDmON oUT writes ""Imagining the Internet", an ambitious project patterned after the book "Forecasting the Telephone: A Retrospective Technology Assessment" by Ithiel de Sola Pool, examines the potential future of what some deem the most revolutionary technological innovation of the 20th century, while providing a peek into it's history.
Nearly 1,300 technology pioneers participated by responding to a survey posing questions about the effects of the internet on a wide range of topics, as well as giving their comments and impressions. Those predictions are indexed into a searchable database, and there is a report available as a pdf file."
...when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer has
been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor.
- Fred Brooks, Jr.