Forward to Yesterday

While the rest of the world lines up to go online, one municipality is terminating its terminals.

by / March 31, 1999 0
While most municipalities are leaping into the future, wiring everything from the city budget to the dogcatcher, the small city of Poisson d'Avril, Idaho, is shedding technology like a Victoria's Secret model loses clothes.

"We pretty much decided we'd had it with the whole Information Superhighway thing," says CIO Dale Wonne, who admits he may be de-engineering his way out of a job. "I mean, isn't it time to give that clich