I think the web is going to be profound in what it does to our society. As you know, 15% of the goods and services in the US are sold through catalog and television. All that is going to go on the web and more. Billions and billions, soon tens of billions worth of goods and services will be sold on the web. A way to think about it is that it’s the
The web is going to be the social defining moment for computing. I think it’s going to be huge. It’s going to bring a new generation of life into personal computing.
Steve Jobs, 1994.
(about the web) it’s exciting because Microsoft doesn’t own it and therefore there’s tremendous amounts of innovation happening.
(the internet) It should be kept open, it should be kept free.
(the internet) it’s the one last bright spot of hope in the computer industry for serious innovation to happen at a rapid pace.
The smallest company in the world can look as large as the largest company in the world on the web.
Steve Jobs, 1994
The web is incredibly exciting because it is the fulfillment of a lot of our dreams that the computer would ultimately not primary become a device for computation but metamorphis into a device for communication.