[Homestead] The Future of the Web
genegerue at ruralize.com
Tue Jan 9 19:15:00 EST 2007
> It strikes me, sadly, if this is the future of the web, that we are
> poised on the
> brink of an about-face (how's that for mixing you-know-what's?) -
> and are now
> waltzing backwards?
I think there will always be a balance. Some focus on making money
and others focus on making lives. There will always be, not only an
information underground, but those of us who get our seratonin by
> Then along came the web - a whole world of wonder and communication
> beyond...and now it's not gonna be free? What the...?
I think much of the Internet will remain free. The price is a
computer and connection plus time. Yes, entrepreneurs will try to
lure us to use their sites and pay for the privilege, but I think
huge international competition will keep it under control.
> On the other hand, the noise is growing louder from folks doing the
> local economy
> / local produce / local currency / totally regionalist thing (I
> root for them).
Truth will out.
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