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Re: Inferno ad in PCWeek Dec 9
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Inferno ad in PCWeek Dec 9
- From: Balaji Srinivasa <email@example.com>
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- -- ........................................................................ Balaji Srinivasa - Platinvm Tech-POEMS Development - firstname.lastname@example.org SM, GL, NS, BH, BE, AB, ISO ...