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Closing windows on our desktops so you can you open them on yours. Here we go…

Chernin Group Takes Majority Stake in Anime Website Crunchyroll | Variety Why the Web Won’t Be Nirvana according to 1995:

No online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-rom can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will change the way government works… How about electronic publishing? Try reading a book on disc. At best, it’s an unpleasant chore: the myopic glow of a clunky computer replaces the friendly pages of a book. And you can’t tote that laptop to the beach. Yet Nicholas Negroponte, director of the MIT Media Lab, predicts that we’ll soon buy books and newspapers straight over the Intenet. Uh, sure.

Uh, sure, indeed. I will just note that the Web is still here, while Nirvana ended in the 90s. Cards Against »

- Glenn Hauman

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