1999 Predicting the Future

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As I was scouring over my new found fantastic blog. I came across this article that discussed media storage and how it will effect our music, photos, etc in the future. It in interesting to read this from 1999 and then look to today and see how many of the things that the blogger predicted actually ended up coming true. (Nov. 21, 1999)

https://web.archive.org/web/20120215155031/https://www.girlhacker.com/1999_11_01_archive.html

I especially like the last part.

“And when something is digital, what is the psychological makeup of its exchange? I want to “give” you this photo. I could point you to a web site, mail you the jpeg, or give you a storage device. If I just want you to see it, anything will work. What if I want you to “have” it? Will having access to something digital replace the concept of owning it? "

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