Curt Hagenlocher on 26 Jul 2000 20:40:56 -0000

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<nettime> Ich bin ein Consumer

"Making good on its word of providing the plumbing for an
Internet-connected society, Cisco Systems Inc. is helping create what
promises to be the most futuristic community in the world.
"The Internet equipment provider was set to announce Wednesday that it is
working with the planned Southern California community of Playa Vista to
create a massive model for the way consumers will live and interact in the


Apparently, in the future, non-"consumers" will live a Kaczynski-like
existence -- alone, in a primitive shack, with little-to-no "interaction." 


Curt Hagenlocher

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