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[…]The next generation Internet will be a computing and communications platform in the same way that the PC is. Programs “written to” the Internet (just as they are written to the PC platform) will run across multiple Web sites, drawing on information and services from each of them, and combining and delivering them in customized form to any device you like.
[…]Everything that can think will link–transparently and automatically. So if you are traveling and need medical attention, your personal physician service will be able to locate the best local doctor, make an appointment that fits into your schedule, share the appropriate medical records and arrange payment. All you’ll need to do is give your permission.