Monthly Archives: December 2000

Happy New Year

It’s January 1, 2001, in Nara, Japan. The New Year is the most important holiday here. Wherever you are, welcome to the new millennium. It has finally arrived despite the hoo-rah last year. Predictions for the New Year Here, with … Continue reading

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Charity Goes Online, and Fails

For the past two days I’ve been attempting to make a donation to a charity using its Web site. I’ve been repeatedly frustrated, and the way it’s happened is a lesson. The charity in question is called the Heifer Project, … Continue reading

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Post Being Recovered

The contents of this post have not been recovered from the archives yet.

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What a Year

It’s an annual exercise in my business — looking back at the highlights (and lowlights) of the previous 12 months. I indulged, as usual. More in my Sunday column.

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Right Wing Hero

John Ashcroft was governor of Missouri when I lived there for a time during the 1980s. He was a classic right-wing zealot, and he hasn’t changed a bit since he went to Washington as one of the state’s U.S. senators. … Continue reading

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United and US Air: No Sale?

Wall Street Journal: United may face antitrust hurdles. The merger, which would make UAL Corp.’s United the world’s largest air carrier by far, also faces rising political opposition fueled in part by consumer complaints about high air fares and poor … Continue reading

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Broadcasters Scotch Low-Power Radio

Mercury News: Plans for low-power radio dealt a blow. Since January, when the FCC first launched the low-power radio program, about 300 schools, churches, clubs and other groups in California and thousands more nationally expressed interest in starting new local … Continue reading

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A Legal Con

It’s been quite a year, and over the next several weeks I’ll be discussing the technology-related events of 2000. First up is a look at the debacle in tech stocks since last spring: “The technology boom has been called the … Continue reading

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Bush, Continued

Dave Farber posted a link to my Friday column about George W. Bush and prospects for the new administration to his (Farber’s) Interesting People mail list. It prompted several thoughtful responses. Read them here.

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Bush Presidency — Your Turn

I’ve gotten more messages than I can count on today’s column regarding economic and tech prospects for the upcoming Bush presidency. Here’s some of the mail. Your comments welcome, as always.

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