“Even a man as visionary as Steve Jobs is going to have his hits and misses,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac. “In a bunch of interviews given around 1995 and 1996, Jobs was already predicting the importance of e-commerce.”
“But,” Lovejoy reports, “Jobs didn’t see us using the web as a source of information:”
We live in an information economy, but I don’t believe we live in an information society. People are thinking less than they used to. It’s primarily because of television. People are reading less and they’re certainly thinking less. So, I don’t see most people using the Web to get more information. We’re already in information overload. No matter how much information the Web can dish out, most people get far more information than they can assimilate anyway. – Steve Jobs, 1995
Read more and see the video in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]