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9 Ideas of About the Internet

The Internet is one of those things that we take for granted. We do not even consider how this apparently limitless supply of information and distractions reaches our computers. Fifteen years ago a dial-up was a marvel, now we have broadband and wireless internet; and we expect it.

A funny thing happened to us on the way to the future. The internet went from being something exotic to being boring utility, like mains electricity or running water – and we never really noticed.
John Naughton: “The internet: Everything you ever need to know[^]

John Naughton in The Observer explains 9 key things about the internet that everyone should know. From the difference between web and the net, to the internet’s ability to disrupt technology, existing business models, and even laws, and the long-term effects of any revolution. This should be compulsory reading for anyone who expresses an opinion about the internet.

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