WORLDNET: "The Age of the Pussyfoot" by Frederik Pohl

The Age of the Pussyfoot - Frederik Pohl

(Original Review, 1980-12-01)

Egads! We have met the Joymaker and it is us! While my Teleray terminal has not (yet) begun dispensing contraceptives, the rest of the parallel is strikingly clear. It brings up some interesting questions concerning how a WORLDNET will function. With the amount of netmail, messages, informational data and similar niceties flying about this VERY LIMITED POPULATION network, what would a "real" WORLDNET be like?




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