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What life would be like without the internet

Imagine you couldn’t send pictures of cute kittens across the web… travesty.

HAVE YOU EVER imagined the world without the internet? How would you communicate with friends and colleagues without email? Or find out random information without Wikipedia? Or where would you see people doing random acts of stupidity or singing to themselves without YouTube?

A world without the web has been imagined by some of the world’s most successful tech geniuses, who contemplate what their lives would be like and what they would be up to had Tim Berners-Lee not been successful in his 1989 project to develop of a global communications platform.

It features Arianna Huffington delivering newspapers:

huff po Source: FoundersForum

And Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales working as a librarian.

wiki Source: FoundersForum

Watch the full clip here:

Source: FoundersForum/YouTube

What do you think the world would be like? Tell us in the comments section below. 

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