[LINK] David Brin's Earth

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Thu Apr 16 07:10:20 AEST 2009

While I can't confirm it, Earth is also the oldest citation I know of for the
"fire hose" analogy for the Internet.


Kim Holburn wrote:
> David Brin's Earth was a surprisingly prescient Novel about the  
> internet in the near future at the time, maybe about now?  If you are  
> a David Brin fan like me you might be interested in these links.
> In this wiki he lists some of the predictions of the book and their  
> status:
> http://earthbydavidbrin.pbwiki.com/
> http://earthbydavidbrin.pbwiki.com/Predictions
> There are also links to other pages like his blog:
> http://davidbrin.blogspot.com/

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