off-topic: historical query concerning the Internet bubble

Andy Davidson andy at nosignal.org
Mon Aug 9 12:43:13 CDT 2010


On 7 Aug 2010, at 18:09, Roland Perry didn't exactly write:

> 'a good rule of thumb during the late 1990's was that traffic doubled every 100 days'

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

To the original poster, there is another collection of memes (some might even/one day be true) on the 'Future of the Internet' lecture series, on Stanford's 'iTunes U' area - lecture 3 is on Internet Economics and touches on the history of this (mis?)-quote ?

Best wishes
Andy



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