March 25, 2001 |
In July 1999--before the pink-slip parties, before bulls became bears and Yahoo pulled the plug here on its flashing freeway sign--five faces from the Digital Revolution appeared on a now-famous Wired magazine cover. The oldest was a scant 35. Two were tech CEOs, one was in dot-com advertising, one claimed his work had "historical implications," one had become a minor celebrity chronicling the culture of the Internet. Four wore black.