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Re: Inferno ad in PCWeek Dec 9



Anssi Porttikivi wrote:
> 
> My AltaVista "Inferno" Usenet search agent tells me, courtesy of a
> Newton  newsgroup, that there was a (whole page?) Inferno advertisement
> in Dec 9 PCWeek. Is this a part of a marketing campaign? Does it mean
> the 1.0 release is near?
> 
> BTW, after seeing the light of the Inferno, reading the trade press has
> become a strange experience: so much false beliefs, so much technology,
> so much hype and so much money and absolutely nobody knows it will all
> be obsoleted so soon, so completely by Inferno and Brazil. It is
> interesting. Nowadays I read computer papers as an exercise in
> understanding paradigm shifts. I keep wondering how many other fields of
> life actually demonstrate the same absolute blindness about future and
> even more: the blindness about its own blindness. I guess I am
> re-inventing some modern futurology a la "scenario planning", which
> starts with the fact that future is much more unpredictable than we
> intuitively think.
> 
> Yours,
> Anssi
There was a full page advt. in Software Development Magazine, Dec 96.
It was a heap of gizmos with Inferno to run on all of that.

BTW who really reads Software Dev. Mag?
-B-
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