From: Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name
Subject: Re: End of an era.
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Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2002 10:06:06 -0800
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In article ,
> I read in sci.electronics.design that Winfield Hill
> wrote (in ) about 'End of an era.', on Tue,
> 24 Dec 2002:
> >Don Lancaster wrote...
> >> http://www.gernsback.com/
> >| |
> >| |
> >| Gernsback Publications, Inc. |
> >| publisher of Poptronics magazine |
> >| is no longer in business |
> >| effective 12/13/2002. |
> >| |
> > Yes, very sad. Once they dropped your column Don,
> > they really didn't have much chance anymore, much
> > of the reader's freshmeat was gone. :>)
> It's a pity but not too surprising, IMHO. The whole thing started with
> the basic enthusiasm and skill of Hugo Gernsback himself. It probably
> shouldn't have survived him.
I believe that PE was bought by Gernsback not too long ago, but it
started out as a Ziff-Davis publication. Ol' Gernsback owned some other
mag, maybe Radio Electronics. So Hugo had nothing to do with PE, nor
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