Linux Journal: The Producer Electronics Revolution, Part I
Feb 04, 2006, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Doc Searls)
"What could be more ridiculous than a city that wants to be like
everywhere else? Venice, Paris, New York, Rome and Monte Carlo are
all in Las Vegas, embodied as giant hotels, each as clichéd
as a travel brochure. Nearly all the big theme hotels front The
Strip, a wide paved line in a desert no less arid than the hundred
empty basins between the hundred stony ranges that comprise the
rest of Nevada.
"But there's good stuff here. The choice of four- and five-star
restaurants rivals Los Angeles and San Francisco, and they're a lot
closer to one another other..."