Chris Dixon’s blog has a pithy and insightful editorial that packs a lot into 5 paragraphs:
The Internet has gone through fits and starts – in particular the dot com crash of 2000 disillusioned many – but every year we see it transform industries that previously sauntered along blissfully denying its existence. Already transformed: music, news, advertising, telecom. Being transformed: finance, commerce, TV & movies, real estate, politics & government. Soon to be transformed (among many others): healthcare, education, energy…
Predicting the future of the Internet is easy: anything it hasn’t yet dramatically transformed, it will.