[Air-L] an internet year is a dog year

Dominic Pinto zorro at btinternet.com
Wed Dec 29 16:08:44 PST 2010

----- Original Message ----
> From: Barry Wellman <wellman at chass.utoronto.ca>
> To: aoir list <air-l at aoir.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 29 December, 2010 23:09:38
> Subject: [Air-L] an internet year is a dog year
> (i.e. 1 internet year = 7 human years)
> We all knew that in the late  1990s. In fact, I had a $200,000 grant to study 
> Now, with the  Mobile Revolution joining the Internet Revolution, I am seeking 
>$1M to see if an  internet/mobile year is twice as fast = 14 human years.
> Yours in  continuous connectivity,


One is never ceaselessly better informed ....

Apparently, and erroneously, the factor of 7 is used to calculate dog and 
sometimes cat years ..... and now it has crept into the net .... some sort of 
flu or other virus, perhaps?


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