Where did I get the data for this graph? I made it all up.
This one shows the growth in hype vs.. reality. The first curve shows the rise of speculation on how great it'll be -- politicians, telecom presents and futurists all making statements about Cyberspace. Then we had an impulse, a function that is infinitely high and takes zero time -- . The impulse was the world wide web with hyperlinks followed by the mosaic viewers. All three were needed. These caused a takeoff in books and newspapers about the Internet. Conferences about Internet follows along with growth in browsers. And then there will be lawsuits. Since we are all spending hours browsing there will be info way addiction. And that's followed by info way regulations.