Seattle's OneName has a plan for making the Net safe, private, and spam-free. Can they get the rest of the world to go along?
The shifting sands of Net legislation make for expensive real estate.
I know Michael Moore (the good Yankees cap-wearing one, not the evil WTO-helming one) has already beaten down the grass on this topic, but let… Continue reading
I'm going to have an awful time getting into the swing of 2001, seeing as I've dropped out of polite society and have been following… Continue reading
Before we get started this week, a plea from your Betty Ford-ready correspondent: Two dozen home-baked cookies in REWARD to the first kind reader who… Continue reading
Strange once again to see Microsoft handed its head by one of the few companies more hated than itself. First America Online took Bill &… Continue reading
Not another blessed word about that endless presidential election. (Shouldn't we have had lapel ribbons or something, like with the Iranian hostages? The Election Crisis:… Continue reading
Once upon a time in Europe, Leibniz (a mathematician) and Newton (a mathematician who liked apples) invented calculus. Generations of liberal arts majors have not… Continue reading
The online industry has been told repeatedly over the years that if they didn't create a coherent policy protecting user privacy themselves, the federal government… Continue reading
This week's column carries an admission charge: Before proceeding, please point your browser to www.fuckedcompany.com/edgewater.html and donate some of your gotten gain to the families… Continue reading
Amazon warehouse folk have the summer off—and then what? The mystery "reconfiguration" of the 90,000-square-foot Seattle warehouse is getting little more than a confirming nod… Continue reading
Functional, unlovable, the great Dome attains beauty in death.
In light of the recent declaration by America Online that paying its online hosts and guides would constitute a violation of the "volunteer spirit of… Continue reading
A study released by Cornell University and published in Nature last week promises to hold the key to life, the Internet, and Kevin Bacon. I… Continue reading
I'll bet you're wondering why I haven't smacked Amazon around lately. I'll bet you think I'm getting slack. I'll bet you're asking yourself how I… Continue reading
So the allergy season undid me and I bailed for New York, a junket that involves cashing in some frequent-flyer miles and crashing on various… Continue reading
From the Cox News Service wire, August 4, 1999: "WASHINGTON— Put a computer in the home, and women are nearly as likely as men to… Continue reading