This is from the Village Voice, 6 January 1998, Machine Age by Austin

Bunn, pg. 29, col. 1:

Year of Living Digitally

Amid the year's avalanche of freshly minted jargon--"blamestorming,"

"crapplet," and "backhoeing the server farm" (translation, anyone?)--1997's

best invention was as much a new philosophy as a neologism: "Net time."

In an industry based on change, accelerated "Net time" falls loosely in

between dog years and flat-out instantaneous evolution. It gets at the fact

that people still working on the Web after three years feel like they have

endured a lifetime of hype, spin and "turnkey" "solutions." No surprise for

the year that shipped Moore's Law (which posits that processor speed doubles

every 18 months) to the recycling bin. Patience and perspective have become

the online industry's scarcest resources. But lest the hyperactivity of "Net

time" erase history itself, we're due to stop the clock and immortalize the

most telling developments, if not always progress, of the past 12 months in a

yearbook of human traffic in the Alley...