Bob Metcalfe, that is, who regularly predicted that the Internet would collapse, and famously ate his words—literally, he ground ’em up in a blender and ate ’em, I was in the room—at one of the Web conferences. Well, at the moment I can’t connect to AIM and I can’t connect to Google, and I’m getting a couple dozen echospam per hour (bounces from spam with my address forged) and even though I just turned on the computer after a couple hours downtime, NetNewsWire says “nothing new” which I flatly don’t believe. Probably just something else flailing away at the Wintel monoculture. But I don’t like it.


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