Tag: Dot Coms

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The Programmer’s Price

Superstar coders, like actors and athletes, now have agents.

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The Curse of Xanadu

Ted Nelson's Xanadu project began in 1960 and was supposed to be the universal, democratic hypertext library that would help human life evolve into an entirely new form. It didn't go that way.

Update: The software was finally, quietly released in April.

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How Microsoft Lost Its Mojo

The story of a lead squandered.

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The Patent, Used as a Sword

For the first time, the giants of the tech industry are spending more on creating, buying, and fighting patents than they are on R&D.

Part of New York Times' ongoing iEconomy series.
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A Dot-Com Bust

How the self-proclaimed “inventor of all things streaming” went from dot-com millionaire to crime ring accomplice.

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How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet

The autopsy of a once-dominant site.

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Scamworld

An exposé of Internet Marketers.

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The Maturation of the Billionaire Boy-Man

A profile of Mark Zuckerberg, savvy CEO.

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Get Rich U.

On the relationship between Stanford and Silicon Valley.

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Austin, We Have a Problem

A report from Austin, Texas as it turns into a dot-com hotspot.