December 1996

"Empty" Disk Helps Convict Coffee-Can Murderer

A new technique in law enforcement -- called forensic computer science -- helps put a murderer behind bars.

Inmates Recycle Computers for Schools

A California project to refurbish computers for schools is about to go nationwide.


National Technology Snapshot

A 50-state roundup of information technology news and events.

Justice & Technology

Domain Names vs. Trademarks

The conflict between Internet domain names and trademarks is intensifying, while experts say there just aren't enough domain names to go around.

Notes from the Field

Notes From the Field

Notes From the Field


Intranets Become Infrastructure

A report from this fall's Networld+Interop show.

Geo Info

Shopping for Satellite Imagery?

The opening of the high-resolution imaging market

Product Watch

Printers and the Paperless Office

A 50-state roundup of information technology news and events.


Imaging Takes on the Environment

Imaging systems not only cut down the use of paper, but also help states protect the environment and manage natural resources better.


Librarians in Quandary Over Web Access

As libraries try to provide equal access to the Web,

Product News

Product News

Product News

Strategic Computing

Strategic Computing

Strategic Computing


Derrick de Kerckhove

According to Marshall McLuhan's successor, government buildings will be replaced by networks, and large administrative sectors will begin to disappear.