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Was the spread of the internet really fast?

Once you adjust for population, the spread of the internet was really no faster than the phone http://t.co/VG5MbD4n4f pic.twitter.com/TcbYpybFkg

— Real Time Economics (@WSJecon) March 22, 2015

Economics Of Media And Culture

Time to reach 50 million users

Time to reach 50 million users: Telephone: 75 years Radio: 38 yrs TV: 13 yrs Internet: 4 yrs Angry Birds: 35 days pic.twitter.com/cp5MkZd64s

— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) March 14, 2015

Technological Progress

When the world wide web was announced

This delightful piece of history was spotted by my other half:

It is easy for us to laugh, now, at the last “interviewee”. But, really, by any of the criteria traditionally used to predict the… 80 more words