Bill Barnes

Bill Barnes, Slate's founding program manager, draws and co-writes the daily comic strip Overdue.

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Aug. 14 2002 5:20 PMDrop That LaptopWhy gearheads aren't buying the latest gadgets.
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July 2 2002 4:12 PMAmerica SecondWhy Toshiba won't sell you the coolest laptop around.
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March 12 2002 7:46 PME-Mail ImpersonatorsHow to identify "spoofed" e-mail.
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Nov. 8 2001 3:30 PMThe National ID CardIf they build it, will it work?
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Aug. 23 2000 3:00 AMThe XML-Men Saving the world from evil mutant data! 
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Feb. 11 2000 3:30 AMCaveat MercatorDon't spend a lot of time worrying about online credit card fraud. Unless you're a merchant.
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Sept. 12 1997 3:30 AMHear MeRating the new voice-recognition software.
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Feb. 28 1997 3:30 AMNothing but NetPreserving the Internet, 1 terabyte at a time.
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July 26 2002 11:14 AMTangling the WebHow Web services are changing the Internet.
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May 29 2002 4:32 PMOur Post-Napster FutureWhich music-sharing service is right for you?
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Jan. 17 2002 12:38 PMWhy DSL Still SucksPractical explanations and compelling conspiracy theories.
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Oct. 25 2001 3:47 PMInvisible ComputingHow to keep your private business private on the Internet.
Shopping
June 16 2000 3:00 AMThe Last Computer Buyers' GuideYou'll never have to ask for advice again.
Articles
Oct. 18 1997 3:30 AMAlas, BabylonHow I'll know when to sell my Microsoft stock.
Books
March 19 1997 3:30 AMValley BoysA computer industry roman à clef.