Fantastic Salon article on the future of the internet and technology. Basically the same thing that was said in a really great book published back in 1999, Digital Darwinism. The book pointed out, during the height of the internet boom, the simply throwing money at any internet business was doomed to fail; that only businesses with solid business plans and real e-commerce goals would survive. People will buy things off the internet… but only certain things. And the internet is still more about ideas and communication than it is about business.