For the Week of
September 29-October 5, 2004
Cover Story: Private Parts:
Chips may soon be inserted in your products, your pets, your kidsand in you. RFID can make life easier. And reduce what little privacy remains.
News: Bean There, Done That
How Starbucks gets independent coffeehouses evicted to avoid buying out their businesses.
The Fly: This week's political bites.
Biter: SoFA Away: The mixed results of well-intentioned 'revitalization.'
Techsploits: What happens in a world where arbitrary limits are placed on people's ability to create?
Rev: Patent No. 6,757,593: If 'anger' is showing, the display shows an 'angry' expression and the speaker outputs an audio message: 'I am angry now.'
The San Jose Museum of Art goes way outside the mainstream for exhibit of DIY mags.
Robert Schwartz's paintings roil with mystery; SJ Museum of Art celebrates its 35th.
Paint the Power:
Richard Godinez's large paintings attack current events head on.
Che Has His Day: Walter Salles' 'Motorcycle Diaries' takes a ride with the young revolutionary.
Fireballs: Joaquin Phoenix rises from the ashes in 'Ladder 49.'
Kerry On: 'Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry' concerns the Vietnam Veterans Against the War as much as it does the candidate.
Arabesques: Cinemayaatthe annual Arab Film Festivalopens a four-day local run.
Russ RIP: Richard von Busack remembers cult filmmaker Russ Meyer.
Personality Crisis: The New York Dolls jet back to life.
Club Life: Deep in San Jose.
Choose Death: A new book puts extreme metal through the grinder.
The Royal Treatment: Savoring the Empress of India's savoir-faire.
Silicon Veggie: TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein) dinners.
5 Places to Love: Salmon.
A Touch of Glass: Tennessee Williams opens the season as San Jose Stage Company breaks out 'The Glass Menagerie.'
The 'Rent' Revolution: The groundbreaking musical still looks ahead of its time.
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