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.