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started with "The Rise of the Stupid Network"

and here's the rest of the story, beginning with . . .
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   Archives of past SMART Letters

Biography, etc.
   What they're saying about David S. Isenberg
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The Papers
   "Rise of the Stupid Network" -- the original essay
   "The Paradox of the Best Network" by David S. Isenberg and David Weinberger
"Dear Chairman Powell, Let 'em Fail Fast" and press coverage of the"Fail Fast" letter
"The End of the Middle," (Why end-to-end is such a good idea) by David S. Isenberg
   Intelligence at the Edge: -- Isenberg's column in America's Network (Sept. 1998 - March 2000)
   Communications Week International articles and columns
   "Netheads vs. Bellheads" by T. Denton, F. Menard & D. Isenberg
   Additional Articles by David S. Isenberg
   Press coverage of isen.com and The Stupid Network (from 1997 and 1998)

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