Re: WWW Strengths & Weakness

Brad Cox (bcox%GMU.EDU@vm.ucs.UAlberta.CA)
Wed, 7 Jun 1995 19:11:10 -0500


 >But the value of the web as a reference source, so far, is limited by the
>unevenness of the information that it supports.  And how we can remove
>that unevenness without removing the flair and novelty that makes the web
>exciting must be a vital issue for the future

Finally, the nub of the matter. How to make net quality comparable to that
of libraries and bookstores.

I teach a whole class around that question, "Taming the Electronic
Frontier". Just finishing a book on that too. Same title, Addison Wesley.
Both are on my web.

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