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  • 15 years ago

    In the past year, publishing kingpins have been promising to usher in the new age of the electronic book. But last week's e-Book World Conference at the Marriott Marquis showed an industry riven by as much schizophrenia as the presidential electio...

  • 16 years ago

    With the new year smoothly under way, the Voice asked leading experts to weigh in on the best and worst recent developments of the tech revolution—and to envision the shape of things to come. Here's a sampling of their responses. ANDREW SHAPI...

  • 16 years ago

    After four years of fine tuning and training, Vlad the Impaler was finally ready to waste the indomitable BioHazard. Having braved the spears, claws, cleavers, and tusks of fellow competitors like Mr. Bonestripper, Rhino, and Mechadon, Vlad, a 300...

  • 16 years ago

    'Big Brother' keeps getting bigger—or at least more marketable. This sadistic Dutch TV show began in September, when eight ordinary people locked themselves into a one-story house for a hundred days with limited supplies, no outside contact, ...

  • 16 years ago

    It's a slow day on Wall Street in late August, but the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) still feels like the inside of a Jiffy Pop. Old-boy brokers are capering with the bored confidence that accompanies an economic heyday. One ...

  • 16 years ago

    Flying cars have always been the favored mode of sci-fi transport—without them, Deckard, Skywalker, Buck Rogers, and George Jetson would have been horseless cowboys. Now these space pods are the next logical evolution in transportation, the m...

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