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A man may know the world without leaving his own home.
“Cachet to cliché” is a phrase I use to describe how concepts that were once hip and fashionable suddenly become yesterday's news and the victims of a none-too-subtle backlash. This hasn't happened to the Internet just yet (unless you count the righteous backlash leveled against the “Information Superhighway” metaphors that have been done to death). In fact, by just about any measure—popularity, technological innovation, ...