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Content posted in August 2003
Letters To The Editor
Commentary  |  8/29/2003  | 
IT Confidential: Privacy Is Overrated; So Is The Job Market
Commentary  |  8/29/2003  | 
Forty-two percent don't expect to do any hiring next year.
Best Of Listening Post
Commentary  |  8/29/2003  | 
Fear, uncertainty, and doubt reign in the career corners of our online Listening Post. But while there is some scapegoating, there are attempts at problem solving, too.
Taking Stock: Genesis Faces Plague Of Bad News
Commentary  |  8/29/2003  | 
Senior management is in disarray, and revenue is expected to decline.
Langa Letter: Three Technologies Worth Watching
Commentary  |  8/27/2003  | 
After months of hands-on use, Fred Langa updates his experiences with powerline networking, GPS, and white-box PCs.
Letters To The Editor
Commentary  |  8/24/2003  | 
Taking Stock: Semiconductors: Rise Of The Stock Prices
Commentary  |  8/22/2003  | 
When semiconductor stocks drop, they tend to do so with a vengeance
Other Voices: 4 Steps To Managing Data Compliance
Commentary  |  8/20/2003  | 
Remember when data was something you controlled and not your enemy? Get the upper hand again, and even gain a competitive advantage.
IT Confidential: New Job, New Office: It's All A Crapshoot
Commentary  |  8/15/2003  | 
The Long Shot But ROI Favorite: Gary Coleman, At 500-To-1 Against
Letters To The Editor
Commentary  |  8/15/2003  | 
Langa Letter: Managing Your Windows XP Passwords
Commentary  |  8/15/2003  | 
Losing a Windows XP password is surprisingly common! Here are Fred's suggestions about how to get back into your accounts and files.
The Technology Quick-Fix Mirage
Commentary  |  8/7/2003  | 
Radical technology changes, such as RFID tracking, need to be feasible, acceptable, and credible, analyst Carl Zetie says.
Business Technology: A Trip To The Cafeteria, Part VI
Commentary  |  8/7/2003  | 
There's major trouble in stomach-land for the CIO who's headed for lunch with his top two lieutenants who are about to be told that most of their people and projects are being signed over to an offshore outsourcer, Bob Evans writes.
The Explorer: Save Your Butt With DOS
Commentary  |  8/6/2003  | 
Every version of Windows -- even the "DOS-free" ones -- can benefit from a top-notch DOS toolkit.
The Explorer: Save Your Butt With DOS: Part 2
Commentary  |  8/6/2003  | 
Make a custom boot disk -- while you still can!
The Explorer: Save Your Butt With DOS: Part Three
Commentary  |  8/6/2003  | 
Here's a boatload of great files to finish stocking your DOS toolkit!
The Explorer: Scrub Your Hard Disk Clean
Commentary  |  8/6/2003  | 
Easy ways to recover up to gigabytes of wasted space!
The Explorer:Scrub Your Hard Disk Clean: Part 2
Commentary  |  8/6/2003  | 
More ways to clean up -- including Cookie sweeping and Registry compacting!
The Explorer: Bullet-Proof Your Windows Setup
Commentary  |  8/5/2003  | 
It's fast, easy, and inexpensive with this technique!
The Explorer: Save Your Butt With DOS: Pulling It All Together
Commentary  |  8/5/2003  | 
Here's how you can build your own batch files -- or alter those of others
The Explorer: Batch File Bonanza
Commentary  |  8/5/2003  | 
Download 84 free reader-created batch files that'll solve problems on your PC.
Letters To The Editor
Commentary  |  8/4/2003  | 
Best Of Listening Post: Offshore Outsourcing
Commentary  |  8/1/2003  | 
Tired of being talked at? Feel like you're talking to the wall? Our online forum lets you share opinions, tips, and tricks. Here are some of the more interesting excerpts.
Taking Stock: Measure Carefully To Gauge Stock Value
Commentary  |  8/1/2003  | 
The moral of the story: Valuing tech stocks is a treacherous affair.
The Observer: Wi-Fi's Got Legs, But We've Got To Make It Walk
Commentary  |  8/1/2003  | 
Forget the benefit-add, says Lou Bertin. We have a chance to shape wireless without a dominant market player calling the shots.


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