Beware surfers: cyberspace is filling up

Joe Greco jgreco at ns.sol.net
Thu Apr 30 15:21:27 CDT 2009


> 'Experts predict that consumer demand, already growing at 60 per cent a 
> year, will start to exceed supply from as early as next year because of more 
> people working online and the soaring popularity of bandwidth-hungry 
> websites such as YouTube and services such as the BBC’s iPlayer.
> 
> It will initially lead to computers being disrupted and going offline for 
> several minutes at a time. From 2012, however, PCs and laptops are likely to 
> operate at a much reduced speed, rendering the internet an “unreliable toy”.'
> 
> http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/the_web/article6169488.ece
> 
> (I don't even know where to start.)

You can start by buying your PC a life vest, that way, if something bad
should happen while you're surfing, at least it won't drown.

Don't you just hate ignorant technobabble.  Some idiot has been reliably
making this prediction at least every year for the past two decades.

Dear author: HEY JERKFACE, APRIL 1 IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH, NOT THE 
LAST.  GET A CLUE AND FIND SOMETHING TRUE TO SAY.

:-)

... JG
-- 
Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.




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