Month: December 2005

Wrong number?

My friend Brygg points out that Arthur C. Clarke’s 1963 two-page short story Dial F for Frankenstein starts with the Net gaining consciousness just two days ago with a baby’s cry on every telephone in the world:

At 0150 Greenwich Mean Time on December 1, 2005 , every telephone in the world started to ring…

I’m still waiting by the phone, just in case…