Re: now what's a "small" computer, again?
Sun, 27 Jul 1997 18:34:31 -0400 (EDT)

In a message dated 97-07-27 11:42:51 EDT, you write:

<< It is somewhere
between a thousand and a million times as capable as
my first computer. There is no evidence that this trend
will slow in the next 20 years, but we keep making projections
that underestimate or ignore the consequences. If we add in the
closely-related advances in data cumunications, this is
IMO the single most important trend affecting the future
of humanity. >>

Vernor Vinge, my favorite author, addresses this in his book "The Peace

I fully expect implantable computers to become available in the not-so
distant future...the term "need more memory?" will take on a whole new
meaning. Telepathy...via packet data then nureal interface ...will be
possible....Telepresence , will make the daily commute less of a chore.

Very few people are addressing these likely's very

Clovis NM