Tech Editors See 2004 Rebound
While no one was predicting a boom reminiscent of the late 1990s, a trio of top technology journalists was encouraging about sales and the prospects for new technologies during a panel discussion held earlier this month at the New York Software Industry Association's Sales & Marketing Special Interest Group.
It may come as no surprise, given the scandals plaguing corporate America, but according to a recent Harris poll, public trust in corporations is down and skepticism is up. In fact, 74 percent of those surveyed characterized corporate America’s reputation as “not good” or “terrible.”
A recent report by engineers at Hewlett Packard tracked how news travels through the Internet, growing from a single article posted in an obscure Web log into a national news story that garners major media attention. The engineers constructed a diagram that maps how news items start and travel up the Internet food chain.