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December 2002
When Is 64 Not Two Times 32?: How AMD 64-bit Processor Technology is About to Triumph Over Intel
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Go to the Back of the Bus: Intel's Plan to Crush Competitors by Making More and More of Your Next PC
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Curtain Call: Finally, a Business Model for Music in the Internet Age, and Why the Music Industry Probably Won't Go for It
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I'm With the Band: Reader Reflections on Peer-to-Peer and Big Media
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November 2002
Resistance is Futile: How Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Is Likely to Change Big Media
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Upgrade Denied: If Comdex is a Drag and the Christmas Quarter is a Bustfor PC Companies, Maybe We Just Don't Need That New PC
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Get a Life (Which One?): A Real Battle is Brewing in the World of Everquest
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The True Believer: Can Mike Doyle Do to Microsoft What the Rest of the Computer Industry and the Department of Justice Couldn't Do?
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October 2002
Let's Get Small: Maybe the Best Place to do Basic Research is in Bob's Garage
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The Case Against Professionalism: How We Have Managed Industry Almost to Death
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Running Scared: Why Science Needs Us to be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
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Eating Our Seed Corn: How We'll Be Hurt in the Long Run by Declining Basic Research. Also, Help Bob Predict 2003!
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When and Where: A Decade Into the World Wide Web, We Still Don't Generally Know How Old Information Is or Where Users and Servers Reside in the World
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September 2002
Steal This Column: Criticism Won't Change the DMCA, but Breaking the Law Will
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We Can Run, but We Can't Hide: How BayTSP is Enforcing the Digital Millennium
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Bob Tube: Yes, Virginia, There Will be a NerdTV
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Invincible: How Microsoft and Wal-Mart Can Lose, but Can't Be Beaten
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August 2002
What's in Store: How IBM's Departure From the Disk Drive Business is Likely to Change an Entire Industry
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High ASPirations: Why Application Service Providers are still a good idea
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Plug Me In: Ever Hear of a HomePlug Network? You Will
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Good News!: Tired of Negativism, Bob Looks Into the Future and Sees Ubiquitous Computing That Not Even Microsoft Can Control
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License to Pay: Management Changes are Coming to U.S. Intelligence and the Spooks Don't Like It
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July 2002
The EBay Way: How Auction Sites Like EBay Turn Retail Economics on Its Ear for the Betterment of Just About Everybody
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Rosetta Stone: What If Palladium Doesn't Work?
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A Hollywood Ending: Does Microsoft Really Care About Protecting the Entertainment Industry?
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Stream On: As Bob's Online Video Premiere Approaches, He Is Beginning to Have Delusions of Grandeur. Also, Stupid Microsoft Tricks
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June 2002
I Told You So: Alas, a Couple of Bob's Dire Predictions Have Come True
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Is a Little Broadband Enough?: Covad Seems to Think So. Also, Why Microsoft Keeps Getting Sued
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Flying Blind: How Obfuscation Is Emerging as a Technology That Is Critical to .NET, Yet Somehow Not Owned by Microsoft
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Running Interference: There's a Big Threat to 802.11b Networking, Yet Nobody Seems to Care — Here's Why
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May 2002
MEMS the Word: Why Your Next Computer Display Might Be an Empty Box
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Diskless in Detroit: Why Your New Car Doesn't Have a Built-in PC
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The Bandwidth Game: Broadband Providers are Finding New Ways to Take More of Your Money
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Breaking the Bank: How Softbank is Betting Everything on Bringing Broadband to Japan
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Chase 2.0: Is that a supercomputer in your jammies?
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April 2002
Chase Cringely: Finding Meaning in a Lost Life
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Fixing IBM: Big Blue has big problems
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Invisible Giant: How the SAS Institute makes tons of money solving business problems most companies don't even know they have
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The Recession is Over: Information Technology is Leading Us Back to Prosperity, but Let's Hope the Cure Isn't Worse Than the Disease
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March 2002
On With the Show: Downloadable Video Cringely is on His Way
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Out of the Pulpit and Into the Fire: Is the World Ready for a Cringely Open Source TV Show?
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Lessons From History: Why This May Be the Best Time to Start a Bootstrap Internet Business No Matter What Your Level of Experience
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Full Speed Ahead!: Why Microsoft is Thumbing Its Nose at the Courts and Will Probably Get Away With It
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February 2002
In the Eye of the Beholder: Why the Best Device for Streaming Video Might Be a Mobile Phone
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Internet Radio is Dead. Long Live Internet Radio!: A U.S. Government Panel Has Recommended a Royalty System That Will Probably Kill Internet Radio and Make Possible a Better System to Follow
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The Power of X: How the Best Thing for Apple, for Users, and Even for Microsoft, Would Be an Intel Version of OS X
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Bank Shot: Not Even a Mountain Can Get in the Way of Bob's Search for Faster Internet Service
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January 2002
Soon, It's Gonna Rain: A New Modulation Technology Promises to Turn Your Cable TV Connection Into a 10 Gigabit-Per-Second Digital Fire Hose
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The 100 Mile-Per-Gallon Carburetor: How Ultra Wide Band May (or May Not) Change the World
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Trust me, I'm From Microsoft: What's Really Behind Microsoft's New Commitment to Data Security
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The Best Revenge: Why the New iMacs Will Be Successful No Matter What They Look Like
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The 70 Percent Solution: Bob's Predictions for 2002
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