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  • 15 years ago | Tech

    Late last year in a glitzy L.A. hotel ballroom, the usually convivial music-technology conference called Webnoize briefly devolved into something out of The Jerry Springer Show. The central figures in the verbal fracas were Eileen Richardson, the ...

  • 16 years ago | Tech

    Art by Dave ShulmanDRESSED IN BLACK JEANS AND EQUALLY black Dr. Martens boots, Todd Sawicki still looks like he could be a member of the cool clique at his alma mater, Duke University. Instead, for the past six months, he's been holding court with...

  • 16 years ago | Tech

    BACK IN THE PRE-INTERNET ERA, PUBLIC Enemy spat out an urgent rallying cry: "Don't believe the hype!" Then, faced with the potentially revolutionary concept of distributing its music over the Web, the famed New York hip-hop group changed its tune,...

  • 16 years ago | Tech

    THE COUNTDOWN CONTINUES: LESS than six months to go before the computer industry's two-digit oversight sends everyone into their basements with their shotguns, canned beans and festering millennial fears. Not me, though. I've made my digital daily...