Post dated 2003-01-13 21:28:07

Cut Off The Head And The Body Dies says Doc Searls, talking about Steve Case stepping down from AOL. I’m not so sure. AOL is great for those who don’t like computers, don’t want to know about computers, and just want their email to work. I think he overestimates the saavy (or the technical desire) of many users. Despite AOL’s missteps, I think the momentum of having however many bazillion subscribers can carry AOL fumbling into the future. Sure would nice to see them become an Internet leader, rather than an embarassment, though…

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