" I sometimes suspect that we're seeing something in the Internet as significant as the birth of cities. It's really something new, it's a new kind of civilization."
Good name for an expert forum; the word "answerboard" is rarely used on the Internet.
Obviously not an invention or prediction. However, Vinge makes a good point on how difficult it can be to really understand different bulletin boards and forums that have been in operation for years. A good teacher is often a good interface to a particular subject-matter.
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