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Re: [DotGNU]The Great Rewiring

From: David Nicol
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]The Great Rewiring
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 20:41:48 -0600

Bill Lance wrote:
> A very interesting discussion of p2p and Web Services:

> For the past 100 years all of our
> two-way media has been narrow-band, which is to say I can
> only address one or two other people -- the telephone, the fax,
> letters. And all of our broadcast media are one-way: radio,
> television, and so forth. To suddenly have a two-way mass media
> threatens a huge number of vested interests who much prefer the
> bottlenecks we have. 

but previous to that, previous to amplification systems, the
broadcase media, such as they were, were two-way.  When you're
standing on a balcony addressing a crowd, the crowd can address you

                                                  David Nicol 816.235.1187
                        it is better to speak out and prove you are a fool
     than to keep silent until someone trusts you with something dangerous

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