Magazine February 23, 2009, Issue


Apple Computer introduced the Power Macintosh line of computers at a New York press conference March 14. The new computers feature the highly efficient RISC chip developed by IBM, Motorola and Apple (Reuters)

I am an Old One. Not a dead one: This piece was written on a PC, and flown by e-mail to its journalistic nest. But that is the labor of my hands, which takes place at my desk. When I go outside my room, to sniff the air, to buy paper towels, to have a caipirinha, I go alone. No one can reach me; I can reach no one. My only human contacts are the people before me, that I can see and hear with my unaided senses, address with my natural voice.

Back at my desk, I am part of …

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