No, not that Amara. No, not that one either. :-)
Smart Remarks from SMART People: Richard Dalton
"The paraphrase you attribute to Paul Saffo in SMART Letter
#56 [that we tend to overestimate the short-term impact of
technological change and underestimate its long-term impact
-- David I] is actually "Amara's Law," named after the
long-term IFTF president who originally proposed this
elegantly simple view of emerging technology. There is some
disagreement among IFTers about the exact wording, but your
version captures its essence."
Richard Dalton [email@example.com] of the Institute for the
Future, by email on 6/12/01.
Copyright 2001 by David S. Isenberg
firstname.lastname@example.org -- http://www.isen.com/ -- 1-888-isen-com
-- Brian Atkins Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence http://www.singinst.org/
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