from the keep-up dept
Following on that predictions article, here are a few items that are already changing. The San Francisco library is apparently allowing people to check out books online and download them directly to their computer (though they apparently disappear after 3 days. Meanwhile, the pay phone industry is getting hurt by cell phones so they’re changing their phone booths into “interactive internet kiosks”. Next up is a recent study that shows that email is hurint stationary stores. Well, that and the big chains like Wal-Mart. Progress in action.