How Google Fiber is "Working"

What Do You Do With the World’s Fastest Internet Service?

Slate on Google’s pilot program in Kansas City:

And this gets to the fundamental problem with Google Fiber: It’s totally awesome, and totally unnecessary.

Unfortunately, that take falls in the camp of watch the future or join it. They make my point later in their story:

After all, it was true that, in the 1940s, most people didn’t need a computer.

In 1940s, most of humanity was unaware of computation. This changed.

I say, embrace fast.


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