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There's a tremendous amount of energy in Japan and, increasingly, in China.
 

There's an old maxim that says, 'Things that work persist,' which is why there's still Cobol floating around.
 

Today we have 1 billion users on the Net. By 2010 we will have maybe 2 billion.
 

We had no idea that this would turn into a global and public infrastructure.
 

We live in a very complex world.
 

We never, ever in the history of mankind have had access to so much information so quickly and so easily.
 

We will have more Internet, larger numbers of users, more mobile access, more speed, more things online and more appliances we can control over the Internet.
 

What is special about VOIP is that it's just another thing you can do on the Internet, whereas it is the only thing - or nearly the only thing with the exception of the dial-up modem and fax - that you can do on the public switched telephone network.
 

Yet in all those cases I finally steeled myself to seize the opportunity, and find a way to muddle through and eventually conclude that I had, in fact, chosen the right path, as risky as it seemed at the time.
 

Yet we still see continuous reports of bugs.
 


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