Monday, October 31, 2005

EVERYONE WIRED. We could be closer to a year 2020 future sscenario we envisioned five years ago in an Institute for the Future report "The Future of Global e-Education" for Vivendi Prospective: A world of unlimited bandwidth with everyone online. Now, Adam Roux tells me, with Apple's forthcoming $100 "Internet only" computer and Google's free wireless, the unlimited bandwidth scenario could be a reality US wide easily within five years and internationally only constrained by electricity. In 10 years it will be easier to have Internet than a phone, said Adam, of Cornerstone OnDemand. "The Digital Divide" would be eliminated.

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