With only 409 shopping days left until the millennium, I was hoping to have a suitably post-modern experience at Comdex Fall 98 in Las Vegas. No fear: I got hit in the face with it the moment I walked onto the show floor.

There in the lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center was an eight-foot-tall stack of video monitors, blaring out what looked like a TV news talkathon. With Comdex barely 24 hours old, commentators for the show's own ZDTV on-site broadcast were already intently disse

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