Business, Multiculturalism, and the Internet
To succeed in
the international business market, you need to know much more than how
the dollar stacks up against the yen. Ken Fink highlights the sites
that can keep business professionals from committing deal-ending faux pas
with their foreign counterparts.
Software for a Changing World
lt's not just
multiple-hour time zone differences that make it hard to communicate in
a global economy, it's the language gaps. Ken Fink spells out what
software makes it easier to keep the lines of communication open.
Jan Tudor, well-seasoned
world traveler, shares her experiences using cyber cafes, kiosks, and telecom
centers in Argentina and Morocco.
Search Engine FAQs: Questions, Answers, and Issues
Gary Price offers
ways to stay up to speed on search engine developments while saving all-too-precious
time. Price also provides his "top 10 things to know" about popular
engines, as well as a handy comparison chart.
the Edge: Peer-to-Peer Computing and Content Control
his upcoming book, The New Trajectory of the Internet, Steve Arnold
looks at the emergence of multiple computer networking apps in the wake
of the capsizing of Napster.
In the "Blame
Game," bq looks at the troubling, sometimes deadly, consequences of erroneous
medical literature searching.
Jill Ann Hurst
profiles SkyMinder, an Internet service geared towards end users, that
provides gateway access to a range of business and financial information.
of the Trade
ponders how the Digital Mlllennium Copyright Act might further muddy fair
use laws in everything from file-sharing software to DVDs and VCRs while
negatively impacting the day-to-day functioning of info pros.
Values," Richard Wiggins puts a price tag on the factors behind failed
Internet ventures, giving tips on how companies and individuals can cash
in on both industry winners and losers.
Dreading the next
rolling blackout in California or want to be forewarned about any possible
tornado strikes in Kansas or the latest tropical storm brewing off the
coast of Florida? Never fear! Irene McDermott has a first-aid
kit full of emergency alerts, warnings, and advisories available on the