Thursday, October 16, 2014

Good quote about over-hyped technology: Which one, which decade? Ans tomorrow 10/17 free online

Can you identify the redacted technology reference in this quotation?
The decade or year of publication?

"<...> has always provoked hyperbole, with boosters saying that it will change everything and skeptics prophesying its imminent downfall. It has gone from Wall Street darling to Wall Street disaster and back again. Twice, the stock price has fallen more than sixty per cent in a matter of months ...but, has risen more than three hundred per cent. At the moment, <...>  can do no wrong. Practically everything the company does is being treated as radical and, of course, 'hugely disruptive.'"

"The hype is misleading."

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