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Last May, perhaps the most highly-anticipated new film of the new millennium opened to rave reviews and record-smashing box office receipts, eclipsing another, more modest film that had opened just a few days earlier. Both films were more than just entertaining summer spectacles, or "popcorn flicks,"

I want to elaborate some on a point I made to introduce my editorial: that there is no general cultural awareness, in intellectual circles or in the media, of the incredible technological advancement going on. I'm thinking specifically of the computer industry. Because of my day

Every week there are technological breakthroughs and innovations in crucial fields of production, such as computers and medicine. But you'd never know it reading the headlines of most major news outlets. Even where productiveness is covered to some extent, for example, in technology news, new