The "New Economy," the "Digital Age." And of course, the "Information Superhighway."
We love catchy names. They work well on the press releases and marketing brochures that companies distribute. The media has embraced them.
But in our collective rush to the next big thing we never stopped to define them - or acknowledge, even, whether they make any sense.
We move too quickly, sometimes. Just a couple of years ago entrepreneurs were starting dotcoms at a breathtaking pace only to see them fizzle. These upstarts burst onto the scene with an interesting idea, but without a solid business plan. They found investors easily enough. The media lapped up …