So Bruce Sterling
is the flavor of the moment of the blogging set for his Austin Chronicle article called Information Wants To Be Worthless
. As usual he’s smart, insightful, witty, and forces you to think. He’s able to generate hope and cynicism at the same time. I love the guy. I’ll just say that I’ve been talking about the guy to anyone who would listen to me since I read Islands in the Net
in 1989. 1989 was 13 years ago. And with the net, I have proof! Here I am in 1997 talking about Bruce on usenet
. For even more Bruce, do not miss
the Bruce Sterling Online Index
. Be sure to check the speeches. Those are my favorites.