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and when you stop to think that the internet wasn't even born yet back then... - Diary of a Necromancer
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robling_t
robling_t
and when you stop to think that the internet wasn't even born yet back then...


...There's a "so human history has finally imploded" remark in this somewhere, but I'll leave it to y'all to come up with it.

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randomdreams From: randomdreams Date: August 5th, 2011 02:57 am (UTC) (permalink this entry)
well... the world wide web wasn't born yet, but the internet was doing fine and had been for years when I joined it in 1986. I think you could make a good case for the internet starting sometime in the late 1970's.
Unless I mistake when this video is from.
robling_t From: robling_t Date: August 5th, 2011 06:55 pm (UTC) (permalink this entry)
Well, the point mainly being, at the time this song was originally released who would have pictured this future of people going "hey, I know what would be cool, I'll cover this on violin" and then everyone clustering around to marvel and pass it along. The internet Hivemind looks even weirder when one pauses to consider that we're barely a human generation into widespread accessibility and we're already used to things that someone who died in 1994 wouldn't even have been able to conceive of...
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