A brilliant observation about Douglas Adams and the future from back then. It helps a lot that Douglas Adams was a bit of what we now call a gadget freak.
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- I recall back in the early 90s a company even sold a tiny device with a built-in CD-Rom player and LCD screen that was a portable encyclopedia. No online use, of course, but even then, it was ahead of its time.46w
- My kindle 3 is the 3G version, with unlimited use of the web. Not so much a million pages as a trillion.46w
- By the time I got my 3G, it was (at least in Germany) limited to Wikipedia, not every webpage...46w
- Ah yes. My Kindles reside in the US, because back when nl didn't exist yet for Amazon. I'm honestly not sure if the loophole has been closed by now. Oughta try it.46w