Kevin Kelly: Predicting the next 5,000 days of the web

by Volker Weber


At the beginning he emphasized, he hasn't had a clue
upfront. Sorry, but why should he be able to predict
evolvement from now on?

Roland Leißl, 2008-08-03

So the "machine" is doubling its capacity every second year and we'll reach the processing power of humanity in some decades. At the same time the Internet causes 5% of global energy consumption already today! I am aware that doubling processing power is not equivalent to doubling power consumption, but we'll better make some headway and pay a lot more attention to efficiency, otherwise energy will throw a spanner in the chap's vision sooner than later...

Dirk Rose, 2008-08-04


Stephan Bohr, 2008-08-04

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