Sometimes, a CNET handler gives me homework. "Read this, you slovenly, ill-dressed, strangely smelling artist type," they say, "and learn something."
So I have spent the past many hours of my life looking at the wedding scrapbook of Time Warner and AOL. A marriage made where Vegas feared to tread. A marriage in which what happened there didn't, unfortunately, stay there.
I open the scrapbook on January 10, 2000. I read phrases like "stunning announcement."
I read that an analyst called Phil Leigh says this is the most significant development in the Internet … Read more