Hubert B. Herring writes: "... Just three short years ago — an eternity when you consider the explosive growth of the online juggernaut — regular Internet users already spent 25½ hours a month sitting at the computer, the Nielsen/NetRatings study says. By now that has shot up to 30½ hours — fully an hour a day. ...¶ Why so much time at the PC? Surely because, as Nielsen/NetRatings' figures also show, broadband use has exploded, to 68 percent of Web users today from 33 percent three years ago. ..." Link: New York Times.