Imminent death of everything predicted

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The net media seems to enjoy declaring things dead prematurely, and there are some prime examples this week: Gates fortells death of spam. Bluetooth is dead. Death of a Meta tag. The PDA is Dead. Microprocessors are dead.

But don’t worry, death isn’t always permanent. Witness the rebirth of assembly language and Napster’s rebirth. Meanwhile, Bucking the trend of life-and-death cliches, Fortune magazine says the IT industry "is starting to emerge from its torpor."

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