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Cover Story
INTRODUCTION: INTO THE WILD FRONTIER
   COVER IMAGE: The Digital Frontier
   TABLE: Computing in 2012: A Lexicon
   THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME
      PHOTO: Shiva Devil Videophone by Phillips
      PHOTO: IBM's Personal Area Network
      PHOTO: Domestic Domain Remote Eye by Phillips
   INSIDE THE SANTA FE INSTITUTE
VOICES FROM THE FRONTIER
DUELING BRAINSCAPES IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
THE BEST LABS: A WALKING TOUR
   STANFORD: EGGHEADS AND ENTREPRENEURS
   MIT: TWO BIG RIVALS ON CAMPUS
   CARNEGIE MELLON: AIMING FOR IMMORTALITY
   EDINBURGH: WHERE ERSATZ CRICKETS CHIRP
   UNC: TOOLS TO MANIPULATE VIRTUAL WORLDS
   SONY: A LITTLE SENSOR WITH A BIG FUTURE
   BRITISH TELECOM: NOTES FROM THE ANT COLONY
SAY GOOD-BYE TO THE COMPUTER GEEK
LEADING LIGHTS AMONG THE LABS
   TABLE: The ''X-Lab'' List (Overall Ranking)
   TABLE: The ''X-Lab'' List (Ranked by Category)
   TABLE: The Top 20 U.S. Research Laboratories
   TABLE: The World's Leading Info Tech Research Labs
ESSAY: GORDON MOORE'S CRYSTAL BALL

Up Front
TALK SHOW
A PEACE PIPE IN THE TOBACCO WARS?
NICOTINE FIT FOR REGULAR GUYS
NOMURA MAY SHOW A CASH COW THE GATE
SMALL CARRIERS GET AN FCC JOLT
YOU ALWAYS LIKED MOM BEST
   PHOTO: Absolut Vodka Ad
JAPAN'S SURGE IN EXPORTED (BASEBALL) ARMS
THE LEGAL WOES OF A LEGAL PUBLISHER
MAYBE CALIFORNIA SHOULD BE THE EUREKA STATE
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
BARSHEFSKY: WHAT WE'VE ACCOMPLISHED IN CHINA
PRODUCERS AND WRITERS DEMAND MEGAPAY, TOO
REICH AND SAXTON: AN OLD FEUD
HEY, PUT NEW HAMPSHIRE ON THAT LIST
CITIES CAN'T BULLY SUBURBS INTO SUBMISSION
THANKS, BUT THIS TROPHY HAS THE WRONG LABEL

Corrections & Clarifications
Annual Design Awards (June 2)
More people pledge allegiance (Up Front, Apr. 21)
Cable ads, by special delivery (Special Report, May 26)

Technology & You
NETSCAPE'S NEW BROWSER IS A BRUISER
DANDY THINKPADS
   PHOTO: IBM Thinkpad 380D
HELPING EXECS FIND THE WAY
HELP DESK
WEB DESTINATIONS

Letter From Ukraine
RETURN OF THE NATIVES--FROM BROOKLYN
   MAP: Ukraine

Books
POINTING A FINGER AT REAGAN
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Firewall''
GLOBAL WARNING
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Big Ten''
BLAME IT ON CARS
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Asphalt Nation''

Economic Viewpoint
THE FRENCH MIGHT ACTUALLY BE ON TO SOMETHING

Economic Trends
LAGGING INDICATORS
   TABLE: Healthy Paychecks Don't Assure Healthy Growth
LABOR'S SMALLER PIECE OF THE PIE
HEALTH-CARE WAGES ARE AILING
   CHART: Pay Squeeze in Health Care
A TAX ON CARBON EMISSIONS?

Business Outlook
U.S.: LABOR MARKET WOES EUROPE WOULDN'T MIND HAVING
   CHART: America's Bounty, Europe's Bane
   CHART: Labor Force Growth Is Not Sustainable
   CHART: Services Lead the Growth in Pay
BRITAIN: A PREEMPTIVE STRIKE AGAINST INFLATION
   CHART: Output Gains Have Not Lifted Inflation

News: Analysis & Commentary
WHY CLINTON IS SMILING
   TABLE: Clinton's Agenda at the G-7 Summit...And Beyond
   CHART: U.S. Growth Is Strong...
   CHART: ...Unemployment Is Low...And Its Deficit Is Falling
   A TALK WITH THE PRESIDENT
      PHOTO: BW Editor-in-Chief Stephen Shepard with President Bill Clinton
COMMENTARY: GOING BEYOND RHETORIC ON RACE RELATIONS
   TABLE: Blacks Still See a Racist America
IS DIGITAL CONVERGENCE FOR REAL?
THE UNHAPPY CAMPERS AT ITT
   TABLE: Hilton's Fight for ITT: The Saga So Far
PULLING BACK AN AIDS LIFELINE
GM CAN'T AFFORD TO BUDGE
COMMENTARY: MANAGEMENT THEORY--OR FAD OF THE MONTH?
   TABLE: The Latest Models

In Business This Week
JAMES DOLAN: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON
MURDOCH EXITS FROM ORBIT
SELF-SACRIFICE AT SALLIE MAE?
AOL SNAPS UP A BARGAIN
YOUR SECRETS ARE SAFE WITH US
A PARED-DOWN INTUIT
ET CETERA...
AIRLINE STOCKS: LOSING ALTITUDE
   CHART: AMEX Airlines Index

Washington Outlook
COMING THIS SUMMER: GOVERNMENT GRIDLOCK, THE SEQUEL
HEADING FOR THE EXITS?
BUSINESSES AGAINST MFN
NUMBERS GAME

International Business
KOHL: DAMNED IF HE DOES...
   TABLE: The Pressures on the Chancellor
WHO SAYS INSURERS ARE DULL?
   PHOTO: Rolf Huppi of Zurich Group
   CHART: Zurich Insurance Takes Off
WHY TOKYO IS YANKING ON THE ECONOMIC REINS
   TABLE: Japan's Game Plan to Fix the Economy
   'THE ECONOMY IS IN A RECOVERY MODE'

International Outlook
MEXICO'S RULING PARTY SEES THE DOMINOES START TO TOPPLE
CASH CACHE
OIL SEARCH

Entertainment
UNIVERSAL'S SOON-TO-BE-LOST WORLD
   PHOTO: Scene from ''The Lost World''

Social Issues
CAN WORKFARE REALLY WORK?
   TABLE: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Industries
A BURNING QUESTION: HOW SAFE ARE YOUR RECORDS?
   TABLE: A Rash of Warehouse Fires
   MAP: New Jersey

People
JUST WHICH ONE IS THE 'OTHER' BOWLES?
   TABLE: Resume: Crandall Close Bowles

The Corporation
WAL-MART SPOKEN HERE
   TABLE: WAL-MART: Not Such a Big Fish
   GRAPHIC: It's a Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart World
   CHART: Fast Growth in Any Language

Finance
WHY BANKAMERICA GOT HITCHED IN A HURRY
   TABLE: Bankamerica Branches Out to Investment Banking
ROGER ALTMAN HITS THE STREET RUNNING
   TABLE: Evercore
DOW JONES: CASHING IN ON THE DOW'S CACHET?
   TABLE: Looking Back, the Dow Beats the S&P 500
COMMENTARY: OPENING THE DOOR TO ANOTHER BANKING CRISIS

Inside Wall Street
THE BOSTON BANKS EYEING ADVEST
   CHART: The Scent of Buyout Bait?
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT
   TABLE: Olstein's Stock Picks
NATIONAL PATENT: READY TO RISE FROM THE DEAD?
   CHART: A Deep Plunge May Be Over

Government
BUSINESS GETS HARD-NOSED ABOUT SOFT MONEY
   TABLE: Beyond Soft Money: Lots of Options

Personal Business
SUMMER FESTIVALS
   TABLE: Resources for Finding Festivals
A CORNUCOPIA OF COURSES
   TABLE: Sampling Selected Cooking Programs
SO YOU'RE NO BARRYMORE
   TABLE: To Launch Your Own Career on Stage...
THE WORLD BEAT GOES ON
   TABLE: What to Buy: A Subjective List
FROM CHINA, FOR NOW
   TABLE: Where Chinese Decorative Arts Are on Display
   PHOTO: Tang Dynasty Pottery Horse
   PHOTO: Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar
TAKING THE LANGUAGE PLUNGE
   TABLE: Where to Learn a Foreign Tongue

Business Week Index
BUSINESS WEEK INDEX
   CHART: Production Index
   HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
THE WEEK AHEAD

Investment Figures of the Week
INVESTMENT FIGURES OF THE WEEK
   CHART: Mutual Fund Returns
   CHART: Stocks and Bonds

Editorials
THE UNFINISHED ECONOMIC AGENDA
TAX CUTS THAT PUT PEOPLE FIRST
A SMART MOVE ON SOFT MONEY

International -- Spotlight on Kyrgyzstan
THE RIGHT MOVES AREN'T WORKING...SO THE DRUG TRADE IS ROARING (int'l edition)
   MAP: Kyrgyzstan

International -- Readers Report
THE CHINA STORY, WARTS AND ALL (int'l edition)
MEXICO SHOULD KEEP THE PESO BUT CHANGE ITS POLICY (int'l edition)
CUTTING-EDGE DESIGN IN KOREA (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
LEAN, MEAN--AND STATE-OWNED ITALIAN COMPANIES (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Reformers at Italy's Big Three
ALL POWER TO RUSSIA'S BANKS (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Extending Their Reach

International -- Asian Business
JAPAN YANKS ON THE ECONOMIC REINS (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Japan's Game Plan to Fix the Economy
   CHART: Japan's Exports Are Surging...But Its Growth Slows
   'THE ECONOMY IS IN A RECOVERY MODE' (int'l edition)
MTV CRANKS UP THE VOLUME IN ASIA
   TABLE: MTV and Its Asian Rivals
THE BLOOM IS OFF THESE INDIAN ROSES (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
THE BAD BOYS OF EMERGING MARKETS
   TABLE: Regent Pacific's Big Moves
MANNA IS FALLING AGAIN IN ISRAEL
   TABLE: Privatizing Israel

International -- Editorials
THE MELTING POT IN AMERICA'S LABS (int'l edition)


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