March 1998

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Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 5, Number 3 / March 1, 1998

Editor's Page
John December introduces this month's issue where we take a brief look at "the real story" of the confluence of technology, culture, and society.


* Around MacWorld in 80 Ways
Robley Curtice reports on the sound and fury that was the recent MacWorld Expo in San Francisco. He tells us of Apple Computer's latest profits, new products, models in tight clothing, and a Harley.

* Down and Out in Las Vegas; Or 711, 666, and Laser Urinals
Auren Hoffman reports on the sound and fury that was the recent Comdex Expo in Las Vegas. He tells us of a strange hotel room, buffets, bikers, and urinals.

* Looking Back at The Good Old Days
Mark Horton reviews Netizens: On the History and Impact of Usenet and the Internet by Michael Hauben and Ronda Hauben. Horton finds that this books provides an excellent play-by-play account of the transformation of the Internet from a network used by a group of academic philosophers to a network used by tens of millions of people.

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