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Yahoo Groups for My Intranet (09/07/01)
I want Yahoo Groups for my intranet. Yahoo Groups (YG) is a dumb-simple and fantastically-featured mailing list management system. It makes the easy things easy (creating a list, inviting...

Pyra's Killer App (05/01/00)
I had lunch last week with Evan Williams and Matt Haughey, two of the folks at Pyra, one of the most interesting web app companies this side of the...

Cultcha and Calculators (12/20/99)
Quick -- when was the last time you were actually excited about a new website? With all the noise about holiday e-commerce, not to mention the rabid spread of...

Pure Play (11/24/98)
Owen Thomas issues an open letter to the CEOs of AOL, Netscape and Sun Steve, Bark, Scott -- C'mon, guys. You're doing this all wrong. Merging Netcenter with America Online...

TranSending the Client (07/28/97)
It's no secret that bandwidth hasn't even come close to keeping pace with the rapid evolution in computing power. Over the past five years processing cycles have become cheaper and...

Outsourcing the Intranet (03/03/97)
"Push" may be the buzzword du jour in media circles, but in the real world some of us aren't necessarily looking for fancier screen savers. We're still looking for tools...

It's Software, Stupid (02/24/97)
Trade shows create implausible levels of hype. Combine several dozen exhibitors, 50 speakers, 10,000 attendees, a couple of industry buzzwords, and mix in an underground conference facility. The result? Generally...

It's the Platform, Stupid (12/09/96)
Intuit should kiss Quicken goodbye. Not because it's not a great, easy-to-use, utterly indispensable product. But because in the grand scheme of things (a.k.a. Intuit's income statement), it's going to...

The Problem with Private Internets (09/30/96)
A significant benefit of business school is sitting in on one dog and pony show after another. And then trying to rip them to shreds during the Q&A. A couple...

Collaboration: Working Alone Together (09/09/96)
We hadn't done it in a while, so on Sunday we ignored the newspaper, locked the apartment, boarded a train and BARTed into what the Examiner likes to call "The...

The Road to Xanadu (07/08/96)
Before the plugin, before the browser wars, before the web, there was Xanadu. The dream of Ted Nelson -- coiner of the term "hypertext" -- Xanadu was to be the...

Magic Tricks (01/08/96)
Back near the beginning of December, and with little fanfare, General Magic announced the availability of Magic Cap for Windows -- a port of their "state-of-the-art communication software" to...

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