Homework #6

Due 26 February 03

Choose an example of a technology that improves information delivery over the Internet.

Examples include:

In a 2-page paper, describe briefly how your chosen technology works, and what makes it special or different. You may wish to describe some history as background. Then describe how (or whether?) the inventor of this technology has attempted to make a profit, and assess how successful you think that strategy has been.

Please submit this assignment as a hard copy, rather than submitting it via email.

WRITING ALERT: On this assignment, each instance of a passive verb (is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been) will lower your grade by one full letter (10%).