Karen Heyman

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  • 15 years ago | Tech

    The latest thing in Hollywood, apparently, is to leave Hollywood. Paramount, Warners, ICM, MTV -- name a place people used to kill to work, and executives are fleeing it for the greatest immunity challenge of all: founding an Internet start-up tha...

  • 15 years ago | Tech

    There is technology out there that is being developed as we speak that is going to make Napster look obsolete any minute. —Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, to ABC News Lars, it’s already here. It’s called Freenet. Created by Ian Clarke...

  • 16 years ago | Tech

    Photo by Anne Fishbein I’m holding a doctoral dissertation titled “Message Delay In Communications Nets with Storage.” The original, not a photocopy, and even though I’ve just been handed it by its author, UCLA Professor of Com...

  • 16 years ago | Tech

    Napster. Napster. Napster. You‘re probably sick of hearing about the latest hot software and how much easier it makes it to share MP3 online music files. And about how that’s why the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is su...

  • 16 years ago | Art

    Napster. Napster. Napster. You‘re probably sick of hearing about the latest hot software and how much easier it makes it to share MP3 online music files. And about how that’s why the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is su...

  • 16 years ago | Tech

    It was going to be a simple write-up on Nova’s special series “Secrets of Lost Empires.” Why, then, am I up at 6 a.m. on Super Bowl Sunday to drive down to Long Beach and paddle a canoe? Inspired by a successful earlier episode on p...

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