Wireless technology will not last

Robert Metcalfe : scientist
Robert Metcalfe is the founder of the 3Com digital electronics company and a professor at The University of Texas at Austin.

In a 1995 issue of InfoWorld, he said that "After the wireless mobile bubble bursts this year, we will get back to stringing fibers ... bathrooms are still predominantly plumbed. For more or less the same reason, computers will stay wired."