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Still Standing: The Internet Year In Review PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Robert Jackson Jr.   
Tuesday, 25 December 2001 18:00
Travel, if you will, back in time. Madison Square Garden. March 8, 1971. Joe Fraiser, having launched a left hook from somewhere near Buenos Aires to fracture the jaw of Muhammad Ali, won the first bout of their classic boxing trilogy to successfully defend his heavyweight title.

 
Hey! Where’s My Jet Pack? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Robert Jackson Jr.   
Tuesday, 11 December 2001 18:00
Remember TV in the late ’50s and early ’60s? Forward-thinking social scientists inundated us with tales of what our lives would be in the year 2000. According to these guys, by now we’d have colonies on the moon and sidewalks that moved, and we’d all use jet-propelled backpacks to go from point to point.

 
Many Happy Returns - If You're Lucky PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Robert Jackson Jr.   
Tuesday, 19 December 2000 18:00
Like many of you, I’m still buying last-minute gifts and re-wrapping presents I don’t really want given by people I don’t really like. Which means that if you’re on my Christmas list, there might very well be a Mr.

 
Clicking Your Way to the Next J.O.B. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Robert Jackson Jr.   
Tuesday, 28 November 2000 18:00
I remember the first time I looked for a job – which was, incidentally, just like the last time I looked for a job. Hauling out a 5-pound Sunday newspaper in one hand and a yellow highlighter in the other, I underwent the laborious task of searching through manual-labor, nurse, and the all-encompassing sales openings to find something remotely in my field.

 
Internet Voting - Good For What Ails Us? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Robert Jackson Jr.   
Tuesday, 14 November 2000 18:00
While we’re waiting for the votes to be tabulated in Florida, maybe we can cast ballots on this: Is Internet voting the panacea for what ails us? Ever since interactive Web sites became a reality, Internet voting has been like the early days of the laser beam – a solution looking for a problem.

 
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