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The MIT Sloan School of Management is sealing the 1999 Digital Time Capsule into its new Web site

Jan 22, 1999, 02:14 (0 Talkback[s])

Check this out, Dude -- anyone within driving distance of Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday, February 4, 1999, 5 - 7 p.m.

The event will be hosted by Sloan Dean Richard Schmalensee (Remember him? Just days ago, he was a major witness for Microsoft in the Microsoft anti-trust trial.)

"The Sloan School Digital Time Capsule symbolizes the leadership role of MIT and the Sloan School in technology and business today. It will contain digitized artifacts and memorabilia capturing The Internet and Business in 1999, such as:

"...the Euro, Amazon.com, Lotus Notes with Domino, Linux, the Asian economic slowdown, online auctions, skyrocketing IPOs, Microsoft trial, bartering online, Monica Lewinsky, online resumes, personal homepages, portals, Dilbert, RealPlayer, Lester Thurow, MP3, Impeachment, South Park, Slate, Amazon.com...

"The digital time capsule will also contain Predictions for the Future of the Internet by celebrities and by everyday people. The capsule will be opened in the year 2004."

For the media: Dean Schmalensee is available for interviews and photos are available.

Complete announcement.