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December 1997
Wise men and women still walk by night: Why having all the money and all the brains won't buy the future for Microsoft
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Christmas in Tokyo: Being 6,000 miles from my Mom's Jell-O salad and other reasons I am grateful during this holiday season
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Welcome to the World Wide Web, now go home: The sad reasons why hardly anyone is making real money publishing on the Net
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When I, Cringely income will exceed that of IBM: Why market research estimates of Internet ad revenue just don't compute
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November 1997
A hard(ware) man is good to find: How Microsoft effectively controls the PC hardware business
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Float like a butterfly, sting like a lawyer: Muhammad Ali and other weird characters of Comdex '97
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Take a billionaire to lunch: The real reasons why Microsoft is so desperate to fold Internet Explorer into Windows 98
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Damn it Jim, I'm a demo not an operating system!: Why Apple's secret Star Trek project wasn't really the Windows-killer people thought it was
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What's a few MIPs between friends?: Why SGI and Apple are about to be changed forever.
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October 1997
My $50 billion week: Hanging with Bill, Andy, and Larry
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Warp 12 and accelerating: How Steve Jobs is determined to save Apple or kill it, whichever comes first
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What's in a name?: Nothing if the name is ActiveX or Java.
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You can never be too rich or too PC: How the PC revolution became the communication revolution
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September 1997
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!: How making Steve Jobs Apple's interim CEO had to happen
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That does not compute!: Bob proves he knows how to multiply even if Worldcom and Compuserve can't.
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Even nerds gotta eat: Netscape's Andreessen has the stomach to lunch with Bob. Also, Power Computing may be just the start of a Mac war
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August 1997
Let's get rich from the Internet!: Cringely's seven secrets of highly successful Internet businesspeople
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Just give us all your money: How Microsoft took control of the world last week and we never even knew it
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But will you respect me in the morning?: Microsoft and Apple on the morning after
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Microsoft expects to benefit from the Millennium Bug: But it isn't going to work out the way they think
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July 1997
Cringely's theory of relativity: Or why pizza delivery as a career move is looking better and better
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Mail free or die: How and why AOL will probably be a casualty in the Internet war
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The once and future king(maker): Cringely's 10 predictions for life at Apple after Gil Amelio
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Holy Cow!: What are all these programmers doing in India?
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Hong Kong party line: Why Beijing realizes (and Washington still doesn't) that Net censorship just won't work.
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June 1997
Hosed again: Why buying that new 56K modem won't make you a faster Web surfer.
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To NC or NetPC?: That is the question. Answer: none of the above.
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We have met the enemy and it is OOP: How the World Wide Web is taking object-oriented programming away from those silly men in white coats.
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