Internet in medicine: source of a new reality?

  • S. Hermann


Berlin, July 14, 1881: the appearance of the “Book of 96 Fools” — the first telephone book. It was called the Book of 96 Fools because the average person felt sorry for them, the first 96 subscribers in Germany to fall for this “American swindle” and order a telephone. Almost everyone at the time thought the telephone was unnecessary. Asked why, they replied: “We have an efficient messenger service; what do we need the telephone for?” 1


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2001

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