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Probably Science Fiction? May 30, 2008

Posted by David Card in Media.

From Michael Crichton conversation with Slate’s Jack Shafer:

“I want a news service that tells me what no one knows but is true nonetheless,” he says.

15 years ago, Crichton predicted the death of mass media, to be replaced by some kind of fee-based infobot or something. Shafer thinks he’s half-right. The full email is worth a read.

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