dinner with rheingold
the npr and the smart venture capitalist today mentioned
internet winter coming
shake down shake out strangulation and coagulation
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Promo :29 - Music :29 - Headlines :45 - Music :15 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ E-1: N-P-R's Dan Charles reports on two early networks, the railway and the telegraph, and the similarities they share with the latest network, the Internet. (7:00)
these techno networks start off liberating, utopian,every once in a while I turn to my electric minds cohorts, and wonder
they end up in the hands of a few domineering ruthless self-interested moguls.
fewer ad dollars,
fewer content providers
do we have to be doing this on a computer?
not at all, sez howard, get drawing.
I think -
so maybe it's the print publishing biz
I know I have a book in me
fond memories of reworking texts with jeeks,
and as we discuss our old friends, our future plans,
we're talking about who we are
I helped him publish the high school literary magazine
cuz it was fun, cuz I knew computers, cuz my words were at stake
he naturally gravitates to publishing peoples.
and I believe in him personality?
I got on spacebar and looked for action
I'm friday listless -
there was this young woman who worked at joe's taco lounge in mill valley, the friday night shift. I used to go and eat mediocre mexican food and exchange rapid cynicisms with her. on a hunch, I called the restaurant tonight and she doesn't work there any more. I don't even know her last name.
my hands hurt.