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David Bowie and the Internet vs. "Itís just a tool though, isnít it ?" and "itís simply a different delivery system".

"I don't think we've even seen the tip of the iceberg. I think the potential of what the internet is going to do to society, both good and bad, is unimaginable. I think weíre actually on the cusp of something exhilarating and terrifying.

Paxman: Itís just a tool though, isnít it ?

No itís not. No itís an alien life form (laughs). Is there life on mars ? Yes, itís just landed here.

Paxman: But itís simply a different delivery system there. Youíre arguing about something more profound.

O yeah, Iím talking about the actual context and the state of content is going to be so different to anything that we can really envisage at the moment. Where the interplay between the user and the provider will be so in sympatico itís going to crush our ideas of what mediums are all about."

David Bowie speaks to Jeremy Paxman on BBC Newsnight, 1999