Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Internet Impossibilities

The best science fiction, and this is just my opinion, is that which takes a current fashion, law, trend, or scientific discovery and extrapolates and imagines what that will do to the future.

With that in mind, will this happen to the Internet?



"Dear Users, we have all gone bankrupt and are shutting down. Go back to e-mail. Sincerely, Facebook/Twitter/MySpace/LiveJournal/LinkedIn/YouTube."

An intelligent, polite discussion regarding two differing viewpoints on religion or politics.

The Nigerian Oil Minister arrives in Cleveland to award $6 million to someone who helped them through an e-mail exchange.

Star Trek and Star Wars fans find a peaceful way to merge universes and co-exist.

Ye Amish Brethren Corvette Owners Website.

[selected (with a few minor edits) from Chris White's Top Five on the Internet]


WORDS for YOUR WEEK: "The future is called 'perhaps,' which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the only important thing is not to allow that to scare you." (Tennessee Williams)


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