The Internet's bandwidth is growing at rates unimagined only a few years ago. The move toward cable and DSL as the connections of choice to the Net means that the Internet is losing a reputation for jerky, small video and tin-can audio. The tricks used today to overcome the narrow bandwidth of traditional modems, described in this chapter, will soon be only of historical interest. If your home doesn't yet have multiple PCs, it probably will eventually, and at least one of them is destined to become your television, radio, stereo, and telephone-it'll blend into one universal source of information and communication.
How do you understand that?