Metcalfe's Law: source in Computerworld column?

Max More (
Tue, 11 Aug 1998 22:55:23 -0700

I'm looking for Bob Metcalfe's original statement of "Metcalfe's Law" (value of the network is the square of the number of nodes). I believe he stated it in a Computerworld column a few years ago.

Does anyone happen to have the exact reference?



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