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Hacking the City (11/07/00)
Jamie Zawinski was listening to the band. Late at night, on April Fools Day 1999, he stood on the floor of a crowded San Francisco nightclub and ignored everything...

Publishers on Push: David Hudson (05/02/97)
My gut tells me that the word "push" is going to be a minor footnote in future histories of the late 20th century boom in telecommunications. A quirky blip, ranking...

Publishers on Push: Greg Beato (05/01/97)
I think the primary virtue of push is the way it releases content providers from the merciless ad-tracking capabilities of pull media. Content providers working in traditional media all benefit...

Publishers on Push: Luke Seemann (04/30/97)
So many talk about push as though it hasn't been around since the turn of the Century, as though only now are others choosing which content we consume. Content is...

Publishers on Push: Derek Powazek (04/29/97)
Push media, at its best, is a nifty little utility to bring you things you ask for while you're off doing other stuff. But. Push media, at it's worst, is...

Publishers on Push: Scott Rosenberg (04/28/97)
I think a lot of the energy behind push is energy from companies -- marketers, media execs, ad people -- who want to stuff the Web into the little box...

Publishers on Push: Sarah Townsend (04/27/97)
I can't help feeling like a voyeur of this well-apprised citizenry -- a role not only compelling and seductive but also appropriate -- push media threaten, in a way, to...

Publishers on Push: Steven Champeon (04/26/97)
There is no such thing as push, with the exception of UNIX-based sendmail. Even POP mail is a user-configurable "pull", so majordomo is no guarantee of "push". And I am...

Publishers on Push: Rebecca Eisenberg (04/25/97)
I see push as not much more than a new means of funneling information to a recipient. As such, saying that I am opposed to "push" would be akin to...

Publishers on Push: Hans Eisenbeis (04/24/97)
In many respects, I think the whole issue is moot. Even -- god help us -- semantic. The distinction between pull and push has only one meaningful application here in...

Publishers on Push: Greg Knauss (04/23/97)
Technology is the new religion. While the high priests and cloistered monks of the Digital Revolution yammer on endlessly about the cabala the general public sits patiently in the pews...

Publishers on Push: Carl Steadman (04/22/97)
Push is one of the more useful concepts we've come up with in online media. While "hypertext" and "interactivity" were suitable as rallying cries, push, as a concept, has the...

Publishers on Push: Intro (04/21/97)
From April 21 to May 2, 1997, theobvious.com published the thoughts of 11 of the most well-known Web writers and publishers on the nature, future and implications of push...

White Noise on White Noise (03/17/97)
WHITE NOISE ON WHITE NOISE: THEOBVIOUS.COM ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE, BRINGING "THE LANGUAGE OF WAVES AND RADIATION" TO THE INTERNET. (OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - March 17, 1997) Stating the Obvious is pleased...

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