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CBS MARKETWATCH, Weekly ColumnistPRINT PUBLICATIONS
Nouveau Geek, weekly commentary on thorny Internet issues and business practices
(Press release, August 26, 1998)
- Looking back, looking ahead, Saturday, March 31, 2001.
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- Net survivors review the opportunities, Friday, March 2, 2001.
- Vulture capitalism has an upside, Thursday, February 1, 2001.
- The return of content, Thursday, December 28, 2000.
- The year in hype!, Monday, December 18, 2000.
- Consultants fade as Net grows up, Tuesday, December 12, 2000.
- When good content goes away, Tuesday, December 5, 2000.
- Couch potatoes give thanks, Thursday, November 23, 2000.
- Finding the best breeds at Comdex, Thursday, November 16, 2000.
- Dot-com Backlash Hits the Ballot (about San Francisco Propositions L and K), Wednesday, November 1, 2000.
- Book explores what makes Jobs tick: Is he a cyber-messiah or just one messianic marketer?, Saturday, October 15, 2000.
- Surviving the interactive environment, Thursday, August 24, 2000.
- Hollywood still snubs the Net, Saturday, August 12, 2000.
- Napster had some sort of Chutzpah, Thursday, July 27, 2000.
- This trashing of Amazon.com is unfair, Friday, July 7, 2000.
- MP3 Summit charts Net music future, Sunday, June 25, 2000.
- Good riddance, dot-com dogs, Wednesday, May 25, 2000.
- Webby Awards: Celebrating Net success, Tuesday, May 12, 2000.
- Net glory days are not over, Tuesday, May 2, 2000.
- Give it up already, Microsoft, Tuesday, April 4, 2000.
- Online grocers' time will come (about Peapod et. al.), Monday, March 20, 2000.
- Patently ridiculous: Amazon's enforcement of bad patents hurts consumers and innovation, Wednesday, March 15, 2000.
- Who deserves the high-tech vote?, Tuesday, March 7, 2000.
- Pets.com: Not the IPO market's pet, Tuesday, February 22, 2000.
- Organic's IPO: Internet glory days are over; Organic goes public and a chapter closes , Tuesday, February 8, 2000.
- Who's imbedded with whom? With AOL Time Warner, product placement intensifies, Friday, January 14, 2000.
- On becoming your enemy: Apple redefines itself as Microsoft, Friday, January 7, 2000.
- Ringing in the post-PC era: Good-bye to PCs and Web browsing, Wednesday, December 29, 1999.
- Shopping for your best geek, Tuesday, December 21, 1999.
- Where's Silicon Alley? Who cares?, Monday, November 29, 1999.
- Team Internet, Big Game, Tuesday, November 23, 1999.
- There's no free lunch. And no Free-PC, for that matter, Monday, November 15, 1999.
- Microsoft's a monopoly. Now what?, Monday, November 8, 1999.
- Leave cybersquatters alone, Monday, November 1, 1999.
- Net parties at all hours: So much swag, so little time, Friday, October 22, 1999.
- Enter the Wireless World, Friday, October 15, 1999.
- The revolution will be digitized, Friday, October 8, 1999.
- Tech stocks are overvalued (and we like them that way), Saturday, September 25, 1999. (a top ten story!)
- Burning ambitions: Burning Man's Tangled Web, Friday, September 10, 1999.
- Apple's Emergence into Convergence (re QuickTime TV), Thursday, September 2, 1999.
- Internet Youth Bias Trouble (re JWEB), Saturday, August 28, 1999.
- Red Hat's Offer (and the E*Trade/SEC snafus), Saturday, August 14, 1999.
- Drugstore.com: investors on drugs (but they can't buy them there), Saturday, July 31, 1999.
- Magazines losing business to Net (about the ZD sale), Saturday, July 17, 1999. (a top ten story!)
- Free Web Communities: Outlook Unclear, Saturday, July 3, 1999.
- The Web is riding a Charismatic Bubble, Saturday, June 19, 1999.
- Are the browser wars over? They should be, Saturday, June 5, 1999.
- E-Commerce health check-up: Healtheon, WebMD deal dissected, Monday, May 24, 1999.
- Apple sets stage for e-commerce, Tuesday, May 11, 1999.
- Jobs uses 'the force' for Web software, Monday, May 10, 1999.
- Ad people just don't get the Net (yet), Saturday, May 8, 1999.
- Techs go inside the Beltway (aka Nouveau Geek goes to Washington, D.C.), Saturday, May 1, 1999.
- That Yahoo! deal, revisited, Friday, April 23, 1999.
- Dell is an Internet company, Saturday, April 17, 1999.
- Not all Web communities are created equal (about the Salon-WELL acquistion), Saturday, April 10, 1999.
- Paying last respects at Netscape's wake, Friday, April 2, 1999.
- An Investment Bridge over the Gender Gap, Friday, March 26, 1999.
- Apple moves from desktop to server, Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
- Silicon Alley needs wide open spaces, Thursday, March 11, 1999.
- Conference shows Linux is for real, Wednesday, March 3, 1999. (a top ten story!)
- High tech meets high style, Sunday, February 28, 1999.
- Marketing For Linux Geeks, Tuesday, February 16, 1999. (a top ten story!)
- USA/Lycos Networks: Barry Diller's Next Big Thing, Thursday, February 11, 1999.
- Up at the Ritz with the high tech investment big shots, Friday, February 5, 1999.
- Intel problem? Sorry. There was none., Thursday, January 28, 1999.
- Did I Miss Something XCiting?, Friday, January 22, 1999.
- Big Net.Investors Know Not What They Do, Thursday, January 14, 1999.
- Where does Apple want to go tomorrow? Perhaps Jobs was dropping hints, Saturday, January 9, 1999.
- Tom and Meg and Apple and IBM: Love in Cyberspace, Hollywood style, Wednesday, December 30, 1998.
- MarketWatch Specials: Serious Scores '98 (Linux, say I) (12/26/98) and New Year's Resolutions (mine for Avie Glazer) (12/31/98).
- >From wireless to windows: the underhyped, overhyped and ugly for '98, Thursday, December 24, 1998.
- Disney & Infoseek: Seeking Stardom on the Web, Friday, December 18, 1998. (a top ten story)
- Netscape's code gamble pays off big, Wednesday, December 9, 1998. (a top ten story)
- 3Com Palm Pilot: It's in the bag, Friday, December 4, 1998.
- Pixar Parties Hard: Wasabi and foie gras and 'Bugs,' , Monday, November 23, 1998. (yet another top ten story)
- Farewell to Comdex: Star Trek and Sponsor-Tech (aka NouveauGeek goes to Comdex, Part 3), Thursday, November 19, 1998. (a top ten story!)
- Schmoozing up Bill: Comdex's nerd revelry (aka NouveauGeek goes to Comdex, Part 2), Wednesday, November 18, 1998.
- Geek Schwag on the Vegas Strip:NouveauGeek goes to Comdex, Part I, Tuesday, November 17, 1998.
- Microsoft and Qualcomm:If you can't beat them, Buy Them, Friday, November 13, 1998. (a top ten story!)
- Microsoft's Java Jive:WebTV drops Java, Friday, November 6, 1998.
- Microsoft Defender Zapman simply Has No Case!, Friday, October 30, 1998. (a top ten story!)
- Enough Microsoft Kludge!, Thursday, October 22, 1998. (and readers respond, October 27)
- Digital appeal seals the deal: Pioneer Wired Goes To Lycos, Friday, October 9, 1998.
- Getting Buzz(ed) On the Net: They're Having A Party, Monday, October 5, 1998.
- I want my CDNOW: Music to our ears: online tunes, Friday, September 25, 1998.
- Apologies aside, the other Bill still has lots to answer for, Tuesday, September 22, 1998. ( a top ten story!)
- Where form meets fetish, and succeeds: Apple's Box Is Fashionable, Friday, September 11, 1998.
- Burn, baby, burn: Innovating in the Nevada Desert, Tuesday, September 8, 1998.
- P&G: Firm Tries To Rise With The Tide.Com Monday, August 31, 1998.
- I Was a Teenage Portal-Hater: Spinning a New Look at Web Gateways, Monday, August 24, 1998.
DIGITAL MOGUL, The Entertainment Executive's BS- and Buzzword- Free Guide to Digital Technology
Market Mettle/Future Days columnist, Industrial strength analysis for New Mogul minds
- Copyright in the Age of the Intangible (with Curtis Smolar) in Volume 4, report `: Music for Something (but the Chicks Ain't Free), February, 2001. (trial subscription necessary)
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- Digital Media: Getting There is the Story in Volume 3, report 6: Media, Publishing & the Future of Everything, September, 2000. (trial subscription necessary)
- Who wants to be a digital entertainer?, in Volume 3, report 5: Digital Entertainment, Mid-2000: Still Much Ado About Nothing, July, 2000. (trial subscription necessary)
- Advertising for One, in Volume 3, report 4: Lessons in post-advertising advertising, May, 2000. (trial subscription necessary)
- Just another digital music feud, in Volume 3, report 3: Beyond the battleground: get digital music smart, or get out, April, 2000. (trial subscription necessary)
- I love TV: TV should love me back, in Volume 3, report 2: Television, Turbulence and the Advent of Individualized Media, March, 2000. (trial subscription necessary)
- Digital 201: what is the entertainment industry so afraid of?, in Volume 3, report 1: It came from beyond: Film in the Digital Media Age, January, 2000. (trial subscription necessary)
- Fear of an Internet Planet, in Volume 2, Issue 9: Last Train to Contentville, December 1999. (trial subscription necessary)
- UCC Article 2B (Or Not 2B), in Issue 2: Content Protection, Digital Distribution, and the Great Media Convergence Way, July 1998 (trial subscription necessary)
THE SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, Regular Columnist, Writer
Net Skink, bi-weekly column on Internet business featured in the Sunday Biz Section
Other pieces in the Examiner:
- Election '99 sites disappoint, Sunday, October 24, 1999.
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- The World Wide Women's Web, Sunday, October 10, 1999.
- DrDrew.com: Tips for launching non-dysfunctional Web businesses, Sunday, September 19, 1999.
- Internet Gravy Train: No fixed value for toiling at a start-up, Sunday, September 5, 1999.
- Tips for PR Flacks, , Sunday, August 29, 1999:
- You too can be a rock star on the Web, Sunday, August 8, 1999.
- Women and diversity score big, , Sunday, July 25, 1999.
- Beating the (VC) System, , Sunday, July 11, 1999.
- Free advice, and what it is worth, aka about "Pirates of Silicon Valley", Sunday, June 27, 1999.
- Reporting from the front lines, Sunday, June 13, 1999.
- Parties are serious business for the City's Net people, Sunday, May 30, 1999.
- Cashing In on Dot-Com Mania, Sunday, May 16, 1999.
- Ms. Eisenberg goes to Washington, Sunday, May 2, 1999.
- Hollywood's high-tech obsession, Sunday, April 18, 1999.
- The Benefits of Hype, Sunday, April 4, 1999.
- "I liked it, I really liked it!" (about the Webby Awards), Sunday, March 21, 1999.
- The Linux Rift, Sunday, March 7, 1999.
- Cell Phone Hell, Sunday, February 21, 1999.
- Linux Users Gang Up Against Microsoft, Sunday, February 7, 1999.
- Consolidation Continues in Internet Sector, Sunday, January 24, 1999.
- Happy Mac Days Are Here Again, Sunday, January 10, 1999.
- The NetSkink Awards for Heroic and Revolutionary Internet Achievement in 1998, Sunday, December 27, 1998.
- What Bill Gates Could Give For Christmas, Sunday, December 13, 1998.
- What AOL gains from Netscape, Sunday, November 29, 1998.
- The Silence of the Lambs (aka, why perfectly powerful people have trouble speaking up against Microsoft), Sunday, November 15, 1998.
- Stereotypes Make Bad Marketing (they call it something else), Sunday, November 1, 1998.
- Two Days in the Life of a Mac Cultist (they call it something else), Sunday, October 18, 1998.
- Salon returns to old-media roots, Sunday, October 4, 1998.
- No Watershed Without Access Sunday, September 20, 1998.
- The Optional Workplace Sunday, September 6, 1998.
- The Bugs and Features of Online Investing Sunday, August 23, 1998.
- The Net's Miracle Marketing (aka the truth behind the Amazon.com buying spree) Sunday, August 9, 1998.
- Linux Double Feature, Sunday, August 2, 1998
- Skink Guide to da Indies Sunday, July 12, 1998.
- Down With Portals! Sunday, June 28, 1998.
- The Internet Killed Bob Hope Sunday, June 14, 1998.
- Programmers Need Unions Sunday, May 31, 1998.
- Santa Steve Delivers The Goods Sunday, May 17, 1998.
- 2B or Not 2B? (About proposed changes to the Uniform Commercial Code) Sunday, May 3, 1998.
- The Y2K Racket - Steer Clear the Hype (they call it something else) Sunday, April 19, 1998.
- The Warning Is The Virus (they call it something else) Sunday, April 5, 1998.
- Net innovators kept out of Senate party, Sunday, March 8, 1998.
- Hillary Doesn't Get It: Open Gates, Don't Close Them, Sunday, February 22, 1998.
- It's the Sex, Stupid, Sunday, February 8, 1998.
- Getting Busted on the Net, Sunday, January 25, 1998.
- Skink Letter To Steve Jobs, Sunday, January 11, 1998.
- Bill's Domain: Bill Gates wants to own everything; Why should we care? Microsoft threatens the freedom of information, Sunday, December 28, 1997.
- Net Kids Rate Their Censors, Sunday, December 14, 1997.
- Coping with Virtual Profits, Sunday, November 30, 1997.
- Senate Floors Laptop Debate: Computer phobia rears its ugly head in Congress, Sunday, November 16, 1997.
- Wired mom loses kids to Net addiction: So-called cyber junkies started as a joke, and should stay that way, Sunday, November 2, 1997.
- Girls Need Math (they call it something else), Sunday, October 19, 1997.
- Cutting the fat out of spam, Sunday, October 5, 1997.
- Just Say No To AOL, Sunday, September 21, 1997.
- Telecommuting Frees the Body and the Mind, Sunday, September 14, 1997.
- Joe Hill Should Have Been a Geek, Sunday, August 24, 1997.
- Not Much Meat On Apple-Microsoft Deal, Sunday, August 10, 1997.
- Stroking the Internet Stalker, Sunday, July 27, 1997.
- SKINK.TV (they call it something else), Sunday, July 13, 1997.
- Ya say ya want a revolution? Forget Wired, Sunday, June 29, 1997.
- Geeks in High School, Sunday, June 15, 1997.
- Netscape's decoder shindig: Followers celebrate the release of company's source code, Sunday, April 5, 1998.
- It's All The Rave: Interview with Douglas Rushkoff, author of new novel Ecstasy Club, Sunday, June 22, 1997, Arts & Ideas, Page D-5.
- Apple's Newton Goes It Alone: Interview with Sandy Bennet, Sunday, June 8, 1997, Business, B1, B4.
- Cyberscape: The Barbie Syndrome: Computer software developers nuture sexist stereotypes, Sunday, May 4, 1997, Business, D1, D12.
Weekly ASCII Magazine
Fast Company Magazine
- Article about the Microsoft antitrust verdict, published in Japanese in Weekly ASCII, November 24, 1999.
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Knowledge Management Magazine
- iMac, uMac, Can We All Mac? (aka how to be a Mac-lover in a PC world), June, 1999 (issue 25), page 214.
- Java Finds a Fit with KM, August, 1999 (Levers & Pulleys: software).
- Professional services get smart: Verge Insight delivers enterprise knowledge on the fly, September, 1999 (Levers & Pulleys: software).
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- Hey Brill's Content, Over Here! What the new watchdog mag could see if it turned over a rock in Silly Valley, Upside Today, June 18, 1998.
- On Location, San Francisco: No Time Like the Real (TV) Time, August 12, 1997 (published in Upside, October, 1997).
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, Cutting Edge: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Girls' Games on CD-ROM, July 23, 1997 (published in Upside, September, 1997).
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, The Trouble with Censorware, Ms., September/October, 1998, pages 38-41.
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, Girl Games: Adventures in Lip Gloss, Ms., January/February, 1998, pages 84-87.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Review of MAXpowr PRO+ G3 275/275 processor upgrade card, by Newer Technology, Vol 14, Issue 04, Page 42, February 27, 1998.
The Web Magazine
- Rebecca Lynn Eisenberg, A Fare to Remember, February 21, 1999.
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On the Issues Progressive Women's Quarterly
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, Writing the Great American Novel Online, in the Print/Zines Section, February, 1998, pages 66-67.
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, Mine Your Own Business, in the Money/Business Section, November, 1997, page 72.
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, Addicts at Work: Why Adults Play Games on the Job, Games Section, September,1997, pages 63-64.
- Does Apple Still Have Juice? (with Yael Li-Ron): The Mac versus PC debate continues - with some Web twists. Computer Section, May, 1997, pages 54-55.
- Shopping Section -- Travel and Cars, April, 1997
- Computer Web Sites, April, May/June, July/August, 1997.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Up Against the Law: Review of Still Unequal: The Shameful Truth About Women and Justice in America by Lorraine Dusky, On the Issues Progressive Women's Quarterly (Winter, 1997), pages 52-53.
NeTProfessional: macintosh solutions for internet professionals
- Review of Hoyle Classic Games, Mac Addict, April, 1997, page 75.
The Net Magazine
- Rebecca Lynn Eisenberg, Mobile Server Control With the Newton MessagePad 2000, June/July, 1997, pages 46-47.
The Red Herring
The Netly News
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Wired For A Change, July 18, 1997.
- Flights of Fancy, Thursday, January 8, 1998.
- Think Indifferent, Tuesday, November 11, 1997.
- Site Unseen, Friday, September 19, 1997.
- 101 Ways to Save Wired Ventures, a Joint Netly News and Stating the Obvious Special Presentation (also archived here!), August 6, 1997.
- All Tomorrow's Parties, A Team Netly, mainly Noah and Declan (so get off my back about it already!), Production, June 26, 1997.
- The Birth of the Way-New Newton, June 9, 1997.
- Bandai's Golden Egg, March 21, 1997.
- Getting Deeper, February 26, 1997.
- The Well of Loneliness, February 14, 1997.
- Crossover Potential, February 5, 1997.
- The Games Girls Play, January 7, 1997.
- The R00lz for Geek Boyz, a Netly Satire (if that URL doesn't work, try this early draft.
- Girl Games: Adventures in Lip Gloss (Reprinted from Ms. Magazine), February 13, 1998.
Online Journalism Review
- I Resolved To Drink More.
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- Mugged. (and my post.)
- Bitter. (and my post.)
- Some miscellaneous writings at the Fray:
- Smoking: How I Started (6th from top), What It Was Like (6th from top), How I Quit (6th from top).
- Strange Beds (third from top).
- Good Intentions: On Proposition 209
- Touched (13th from top).
- Sorrow (9th from the top).
- A couple posts about BMan '97: water woman, helco on fire, loved ones, fire (This was the night that I finally understood what it meant to become a part of another's experience in a very non-mutual way).
- Real Women, Real Power, April 5, 1999.
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Monthly Columnist, Game Grrl
Writing the Jewish Future: NFJC International Jewish Writers Conference
- In Defense of a Stronger Offense, January 31, 1998.
- Girl Games, January 15, 1998.
- The Games Grrls Play, December 30, 1997.
ZDTV/msnbc's The Site
- Technology Can Set Jewish Women Free, January 31, 1998.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Will the Net Kill Your Television: The Convergence of the Net and TV Has Already Arrived, May 27, 1997.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Software Boot Camp, May 26, 1997.
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, Teen Track: Keeping Track of Your Teen, November 18, 1996.
- Absolut Party (wins the "easiest byline I ever earned" award), January 8, 1998.
- The Two Doug Rushkoffs, June 30, 1997.
- Parentocracy, April 7, 1997.
- Tune in, turn on, drop out: The Digital Be-In, January 20, 1997.
- Retroactive: Wired Ventures Brings the Web to TV but Forgets the Web, December 13, 1996.
addicted to noise
- Rebecca L. Eisenberg, Publishers on Push.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Play That Funky Music, White Boy: Review of Beck, Odelay, in Hi-F i or Lo-F i.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Not Just Anotha No-Name Reporter: Review of Prince, Chaos And Disorder, in Hi-Fi or Lo-Fi.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Music News of the World: Beck is God [hey, I did not choose that title!] , October 14, 1996. part I and Part II.
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Music News of the World: Luscious Jackson Fever in SF, October 22, 1996. (and part II).
Co-Host, Media Shock (Media and Technology) conference
The 9th Anniversary Digital Be-In
- You can check out more of my writings in my position of Co-Host (with David Hudson, formerly with Steve Rhodes) on the Media Shock conference, (where I am known as mars).
Netcast Reporter, Web and Be-TV
Flake, Initial Producer
- Rebecca Eisenberg, Beyond Bray: Obtaining Federal Jurisdiction to Stop Anti-Abortion Violence, 6 Yale Journal of Law and Feminism 155 (1994). (still unlinkable for now)
- Note, Pornography, Equality, and a Discrimination-Free Workplace: A Comparative Perspective, 106 Harvard Law Review 1075 (1993).
- Book Note, An Unladylike Response to Legal Conceptions of Women (reviewing Faludi, Backlash), 105 Harvard Law Review 2104 (1992).
- Childlessness Equals Appointability? ... reprinted from the Harvard Law Record
- Students Defend Clinic From Operation Rescue ... reprinted from the Harvard Law Record
- An Influence ... reprinted from the Genesis, a Stanford University Literary Journal
- I wrote a children's book! (publish me) : From a Tree's Point of View
- Someone wrote this short story. It is not really linked.
- The Princess and The Scooter: A Modern Day Fable For Modern Day Princess of All Kinds
- A Short Clip About Reboot
- A Metamorphosis of Sorts ... an essay about leaving Harvard Law School
- Vision 2000 ... an essay about feminist legal studies written for a Harvard writing competition
- A bunch of my reviews and opinions about movies, television, people and music live in All.Opinion.No.Fact.
- Happy Passover. Meet my sistah.
- Read the letter I wrote to suck, or the letter I wrote to Stating the Obvious. (Well, actually it appears Obvious that you cannot read the latter because Michael does not archive them.)
- Revenge in 54 words
- getting mugged, recovering heartbreak, and my long overdue present to myself.
- an anti-anti-communications-decency-act zealots rant.
- run-ins with famous people: the ice-T story, and hanging out at the macromedia conference.
- Read my Solstice Rant; AKA SEASONAL SOLSTICE CELEBRATORY SALUTATIONS
- And my Journey From Lawyer to Freelancer
- Or, Former Poetry About AVery Mean Boss
- An astrology reading I did for a friend of mine.
- Read about my trip to 510 bryant street or the smart grrrl's guide to reading suck (digerati insider humor, i guess).
- And, Check out my on-line zine, Read Me!, including my thoughts on time, love, republicans, and things that are cool http://www.omino.com/~dom. as well as on work, consistency, the dyke march and why i am so bitter.
- Check out my 15 minutes of fame or peruse what a few others have had to say about me.
- If you get bored, there is always my resume.
- Finally, there is no excuse for not reading my FAQ.
Look for more of my writings in the Readme Index
And don't forget to check out Rebecca's Rants!
And, of course, All.Opinion.No.Fact
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