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written by Clifford Stoll. added over 1 year ago by @icyflame ARCHIVES

1995 internet beginnings funny    

Then there's cyberbusiness. We're promised instant catalog shopping—just point and click for great deals. We'll order airline tickets over the network, make restaurant reservations and negotiate sales contracts. Stores will become obselete. So how come my local mall does more business in an afternoon than the entire Internet handles in a month? Even if there were a trustworthy way to send money over the Internet—which there isn't—the network is missing a most essential ingredient of capitalism: salespeople.

Cutouts is an open source application. Code licensed under the MIT license. Copyright 2018 Siddharth Kannan