Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 212,804, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesVeteran50000 Experience Points
    dmclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    50131
    Posts
    14,145
    Points
    212,804
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 510
    Given: 764

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 172,956, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Stewo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    7,430
    Points
    172,956
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 524
    Given: 140

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Boo. Change your avatar back.



  3. #3
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 615,935, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    23,417
    Points
    615,935
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,235
    Given: 200

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    nice find. Wonder what the author is doing now?


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 654,202, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 66.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    25,779
    Points
    654,202
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,310
    Given: 349

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    nice find. Wonder what the author is doing now?
    Probably blogging.



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 15,649, Level: 37
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 1
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    kgreeny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,233
    Points
    15,649
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 1

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    nice find. Wonder what the author is doing now?
    An interview with him today would be pretty funny. I would love to read that.




    "I believe the state color for Alabama should be primer," Larry the Cable Guy.

  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 16,832, Level: 39
    Level completed: 48%, Points required for next Level: 418
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    l2alphmacchio's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    812
    Points
    16,832
    Level
    39
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 58

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    nice find. Wonder what the author is doing now?
    Better question is, what is the eighth grader doing now that had his paper on the internet in '95.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 565,922, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,662
    Points
    565,922
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 552
    Given: 270

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    nice find. Wonder what the author is doing now?
    Clifford Stoll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    "Stoll sells blown glass Klein bottles on the Web."


    Last edited by ISUAgronomist; 03-03-2010 at 11:16 AM.

  8. #8
    Recruit
    Points: 4,509, Level: 19
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 141
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran1000 Experience Points
    flipper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Lurking
    Posts
    86
    Points
    4,509
    Level
    19
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 21

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Check out his TED Talk from 2006
    Clifford Stoll on ... everything | Video on TED.com

    He's weird, he's a genius, ... he's weird.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 120,181, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonenum1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    7,185
    Points
    120,181
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 0

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Very interesting. He is dead on about certain things (clutter on the web, the web not replacing stores, etc.) but, clearly, many of the hurdles he talks of on the internet have been overcome by some very innovative people that developed tools (search engines, secure pay capabilities, etc.) that have been developed. Thanks for sharing.



    I cheer for two teams, Iowa State and whoever is playing the hawkeyes.

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 106,085, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,694
    Points
    106,085
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 530
    Given: 307

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonenum1 View Post
    Very interesting. He is dead on about certain things (clutter on the web, the web not replacing stores, etc.) but, clearly, many of the hurdles he talks of on the internet have been overcome by some very innovative people that developed tools (search engines, secure pay capabilities, etc.) that have been developed. Thanks for sharing.
    Yup. In a way though it's always people toting the new thing as the solution to all, that lead to articles like this as the solution to nothing.

    The internet is a tool. It's not where we'll live, but it's a nice place to visit now and then. To say it would fail was a bad idea. It just wouldn't be as huge as some people thought. And those people toting it as a solution to everything, imo, proabably made as crazy predictions in 1995 as this guy.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 81,151, Level: 88
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 799
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RyCy04's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,385
    Points
    81,151
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 171
    Given: 18

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    The guy obviously is an idiot for thinking 1995 was the pinnacle of technology and that there would be no further advances for multimedia, screens, laptops, etc, but he is dead-on about any *** being able to post any dribble online (exhibit A as I hold up my hand). It is sometimes difficult to find any hard-nosed, true journalism online anymore.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 58,163, Level: 74
    Level completed: 75%, Points required for next Level: 387
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pulse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    5,038
    Points
    58,163
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 103

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    The article did come from Newsweek, so there you go.



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 20,583, Level: 43
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 167
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    908
    Points
    20,583
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 0

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    So none of you guys have heard of Clifford Stoll? His book "A Cuckoo's Egg" is a pretty interesting read, at least if you were around computers back in the dark ages.



  14. #14
    st8
    Guest

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    I believe clifford stoll is actually LeSchmick, who is under the impression that facebook will fail any time now



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 51,418, Level: 70
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 1,132
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyched's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    2,744
    Points
    51,418
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 268
    Given: 190

    Re: Why the internet will fail

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPN
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • March 2, 2015
  • 08:00 PM