Archival: It spans the globe like a superhighway. It is called the internet.
Lauren: People were really excited about the transformative potential of the web. The editors at WIRED certainly were; I found this letter to the editor in an old issue criticizing WIRED for being a little too “orgasmic” about the internet.
Lauren: Yeah. And I don’t even think they were talking about specific websites.
Archival: For years they’ve been saying these things would change. The world would mature from adding machines and…