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What is Internet anyway?

February 5, 2011

Via The Atlantic: What a Leaked ‘Today Show’ Clip Taught Us About Mankind’s Progress

Last week, a fascinating video was leaked from The Today Show archives circa 1994. It featured off-air footage of Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel struggling to comprehend what the “Internet” was and how it worked.

“What is Internet anyway?” Gumbel pondered. “You don’t need a phone line to operate Internet?” asked a puzzled Couric. The video was taken down quickly but not before others duplicated it and distributed it widely.

http://videos.mediaite.com/embed/player/?layout=&playlist_cid=&media_type=video&content=23843F11YMX85FLN&read_more=1&widget_type_cid=svp

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