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Intraweb collapse

  1. Sep 5, 2008 #1

    wolram

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    What would life be like with no intraweb, may be caused by some super virus, how would the world carry on?
     
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  3. Sep 5, 2008 #2

    Kurdt

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    Prepare for Evo to scream at you.
     
  4. Sep 5, 2008 #3
    I would die :cry:
     
  5. Sep 5, 2008 #4

    Evo

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    Nothing, since there is no Intraweb! :grumpy:

    Now, the internet would be a disaster.
     
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  6. Sep 5, 2008 #5

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    If there's no such thing as the Intraweb, how would the internet be different without it?
     
  7. Sep 5, 2008 #6

    Evo

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    It's a joke Russ. :biggrin: Some people mistakingly call the internet "interweb".

    There I rephrased it so people that aren't regulars will understand, maybe.
    And I think Wollie meant "interweb" anyway. as an "intraweb" correctly "intranet" would not connect to the public internet.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interweb
     
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  8. Sep 5, 2008 #7
    Huh. Intraweb. Who knew...

    ...but seriously folks, if you've ever watched "Dark Angel" you know what would happen if a Pulse destroyed all electronics. Genetically engineered humans would be hiding from a dictatorial government in steampunk sets. Stuff like that. You really need to start watching more television lest your culture suffer.

    Oh yeah, and one more thing: Jessica Alba.
     
  9. Sep 5, 2008 #8

    lisab

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    Interwebs.
     
  10. Sep 5, 2008 #9

    russ_watters

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    As was mine. :tongue2:
     
  11. Sep 5, 2008 #10
    Chaos would occur without the interwebs.
     
  12. Sep 5, 2008 #11

    wolram

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    Its is the internet Gear not interwebs, any way i know my boss would be grumpy without up to date football results and him being grumpy would have a knock on effect.
     
  13. Sep 5, 2008 #12

    Ivan Seeking

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    You don't remember? We sat around campfires, hunted for wild elephants, and watched Ed Sullivan.
     
  14. Sep 6, 2008 #13

    DaveC426913

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    It's called the Intertubes, doncha know.


    In a realistic thought experiment, our world would not tolerate the lack of intertubes for long. Our world is built on information equity. We would not find a way to make a new life; we would find a way to recreate what was.
     
  15. Sep 6, 2008 #14
    I agree...the interwebs has been sealed upon us
     
  16. Sep 6, 2008 #15

    Chi Meson

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    People, people, let's not waste any more time on this. Let's just ask Al Gore what it was supposed to be.
     
  17. Sep 6, 2008 #16
    We'd all know his answer: man-boar-pig
     
  18. Sep 6, 2008 #17

    wolram

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    The Mega amazing digital system.
     
  19. Sep 6, 2008 #18
    Ah, the MAD system.
     
  20. Sep 6, 2008 #19

    Evo

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    It's really a good question Wolram. There is an entire generation that has grown up with the internet. Us old folk remember when there was no internet, so while it would be a difficult lifestyle adjustment (ok, if I couldn't get on PF I would have to be sedated), I can't imagine the effects it would have on some of the younger generation that depend so heavily on it.

    The internet is a wonderful way for the severly handicapped to be able to talk with and make friends with people. I remember years ago when I used Cornell's CU-SeeMe reflector that one of the regulars was a quadraplegic that typed with a stick he held in his mouth while lying on his stomach in bed. The INTERNET has really opened up the world for people.
     
  21. Sep 6, 2008 #20
    I see what you did there
     
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