"Less is More"
‚ Mies van der Rohe         
"There is a growing and ill-advised dogma that says we should use high bandwidth just because we have it. There are some natural laws of bandwidth that suggest that squirting more bits at somebody is no more sensible or logical than turning up a radio's volume to get more information. For example, 1.2 million bps in 1995 is a threshold for what has come to be called VHS-quality video. Go ahead and double or triple it, if you want better-quality television. It's hard to come up with a use for more than 6 million bps per person to deliver very new and imaginative services, if we have them. New information and entertainment services are not waiting on fiber to the home; they are waiting on imagination."

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