“We had the first great wave of visionaries and boosterism, which was exciting and energizing. But now we’ve lived here for a while, and we have a lot of empirical evidence about how it works.”

Feed editor Steven Johnson, on how his skilled hand at manufacturing hype and making oracular pronouncements will come in handy for a new discussion site sponsored by Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Wired News, 1 May 1998

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