Issue 71

June 2003


  • Speedometer

    Is war good for the stock market? Do we pay our warfighters enough? This month, we bring you the numbers behind the business of war.

  • Stuff of the Month

    Web sites, a book about the advantages of being a Nobody, a laptop that can take a licking and keep on ticking, and Randall Rothenberg's take on Madison Avenue's Ad of the Month.

Fast Talk


  • What Did You Do During the 2000s?

    Hindsight is 20/20. People are already looking back on the 1990s and wishing that they had had more courage. When you look back on the 2000s, what will you have to say for yourself?

  • Are You Self-Medicating for the Anxieties du Jour?

    It's easy to dismiss reality TV as junk, but if you look a little deeper, you'll see why it's so popular. It's the same reason why books on Buddhism are selling: We all need some relief from the angst of the moment.

From the Editor

  • How Fast is Your Company?

    What does it mean to be a fast company? How do you know a fast company when you see one? And perhaps most important, Is my company a fast company?

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