If the recording industry had it to do all over again, would it have ever swapped analog for digital? Given the changes that have ensued since music was encoded in bits and propagated on the Internet, the answer is uncertain.
Bart Eisenberg's articles on the trends and technologies of the American computer industry have appeared in Gijutsu-Hyoron publications since the late 1980s. He has covered and consulted for both startups and the major corporations that make up the Silicon Valley. A native of Los Angeles and a self-confessed gadget freak, he lives with his wife Susan in Marin County, north of San Francisco. When not there, he can sometimes be found hiking with a GPS in the Sierra, traveling in India, driving his Toyota subcompact down the California coast, or on the streets of New York and Tokyo.
1980年代後半より，『Software Design』や『Web Site Expert』などの雑誌に，アメリカのコンピュータ業界のトレンドと技術に関するレポートを執筆しています。シリコンバレーで，スタートアップ企業から大企業まで幅広い分野でコンサルタントを務めました。