The good news: my book is out! The bad news is: the book is written in Dutch. For those who can read Dutch, please go to www.media-update.nl for information and ordering the book Toen digitale media nog nieuw waren – Pre-internet in de polder 1967-1997). In this richly illustrated book I describe the period before internet in The Netherlands, when everything still had to be invented: technology, business concepts and markets. It took some 13 years of prepapration and 14 year of initial, commercial developement. Then in less than 3 years 1 million online novices subscribed to internet!