The Rise of Internet 2.0

The Rise of Internet 2.0 By George Gilder “The computer of the future will be as portable as your watch and as personal as your wallet. It will recognize speech and navigate streets, collect your mail and your news.” I wrote that in 1990 in my book Life After Television. Seventeen years later, the iPhone was announced in California to the amazement of the world. How did I know that smartphones would exist almost two decades before the first device launched? Simple. I followed the advice of Caltech’s Carver Mead:…

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