Few people have ever lost their shirts betting on the weather. Investors who believed in Mr. Gilder's wildly optimistic predictions about the telecommunications revolution, on the other hand, spent the last few years watching their portfolios unravel.
Now, slowly but surely, portions of the telecom industry are recovering, and Mr. Gilder is gradually regaining the credibility that nearly vaporized before his eyes three years ago.
Yet when he opens his mouth ... he might be mistaken for a glassy-eyed nut case on the University of California at Berkeley's Sproul Plaza shouting random invectives at passers-by.
Katie Hafner on George Gilder in the Sunday New York Times.
The Revolution Is Coming, Eventually