07 June 1999
This has been a bad year to be in the blue-fox business, according to the Jakobstads Tidning, which is my proof that...
31 May 1999
Last autumn my son Felix had one of the jobs that the Internet is making common: he was a loader in Hamley's main...
24 May 1999
There are two things that everyone knows they must say to appear knowledgeable about the MI6 affair, so it's safe to...
17 May 1999
This comes from a poem by Sharon Hopkins: @dawn, dance; @evening, sing; read (books,poems,stories) until peaceful;...
10 May 1999
Should libel be allowed on the Internet? The answer, traditionally, has been that this is a bloody stupid question,...
03 May 1999
There are well-informed grown-ups who think that Microsoft is doomed by the marketplace even if the Department of...
26 April 1999
"Cyberspace makes it easier to be an asshole than ever before in human history," according to Andrew Leonard, one of...
19 April 1999
One of the traditions of the Internet business is utter and ruthless dishonesty when it comes to selling things....
09 April 1999
The first point that everyone missed about Melissa was that this virus was really an advertisement: a spam for a list...
02 April 1999
It is rare to see civil servants take any responsibility for their actions. It would be too much to expect them to get...
26 March 1999
The latest version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer has just been launched. I won't go to the party. I'm sure IE 5 is a...
19 March 1999
People talk about technology that can deprave and corrupt, but it's hard to imagine anything which has a worse effect...
12 March 1999
Starting a proper website may be the most stupid thing I have ever done in my life. It started off as a simple project...
05 March 1999
Marshall McLuhan was a devout Catholic, which may have some relevance to the decision by the Irish Jesuits to set up a...
26 February 1999
After the liver transplant, the only thing left for an ageing rock star is a net presence, which is how I came to share...

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