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Predicting the demise of newspapers in 1981

January 29th, 2009

Well, it’s actually a tongue-in-cheek prediction because in 1981 it took 2 hours at $5/hr to download the entire paper (minus the pictures, ads and comics). Another interesting tidbit: they estimate that between 2,000-3,000 people in Bay Area have computers in 1981.

via Nat via techcrunch. Enjoy!

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