RE: Beyond The Beyond

Ray Peck (rpeck@PureAtria.COM)
Tue, 10 Dec 1996 17:05:48 -0800 (PST)

>One thing that I envision is having a coffee shop or something with a bunch
>of terminals with 10Mbit or 100Mbit access to one of the World servers.
>Setup dedicated communication channels between World server hubs via the
>Internet. This would allow people to have fast, real-time access to the
>world via centralized access. A smart, well-designed architecture would
>allow the possibility of building a very large distributed world, but
>without massive bandwidth requirements. Admittedly though, modem
>connections would suck no matter which way you cut it.

Apple has recently announced that they will be opening a number of
Cybercafes in 1997. This would nicely.