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Show Quote: Metcalfe was Wrong

From today's Next Generation Networks Conference. Dr. Ramesh Lakshmi-Ratan, President of VocalTec, speaking on Metcalfe's Law where network value increases relative to the number of nodes on that network:

"Metcalfe's Law doesn't work. You see, as you keep adding hosts to the network the amount of information overwhelms and becomes useless to those on the network."