(Ingersoll was a buddy and acolyte of junk bond hypester
Not the story told in the media, the hypester
version perpetuated by the likes of Matt Lauer, but a different tale.
Columbus had trouble hiring people for his expeditions because scientists (the precursors of today's hypesters
) told them that they would sail over the edge of the flat Earth.
It's easy to be lured into penny stocks (stocks that trade for less than $5 per share), especially when hypesters
are pushing them in newsletters, emails and blog posts.
But this crisis has been long in the making, and the biggest mistake would be to assume that an anonymous "they" out there-Wall Street moguls, hypesters
for junk-level, credit-for-everybody mortgages, OPEC gougers--are the ones who have brought us to grief, through no fault of our own.
After walking the straight and narrow during the fall, network hypesters
have come down with another case of FHS: False Hit Syndrome.
claim 50 million people are waiting to buy art online, the cynics point to the galleries that have tried online sales and gotten nowhere.
The stock market was roundly hailed by pundits and hypesters
as the real democratizing force in America and the world: Anyone, regardless of station, with proper diligence and effort could attain wealth, luxury, and independence.
fought an epic battle between boy wizard Harry Potter and the furry-footed Hobbits and elves in The Lord Of The Rings, based on the book by Birmingham's J.R.R.
and nay-sayers battle it out, it makes sense to look at some issues that need to be resolved for the mobile Web to become a mainstream phenomenon.
The world's largest gathering of hypesters
-- Promax & BDA 2001 -- is set to take place June 20-23 in Miami, Florida.
The picture of prosperity painted by Veronis Suhler contrasts dramatically with the contentions of some Web hypesters
. Its forecast, which covers all major communications industry segments from old-media newspapers to the new-media Internet, said recent results show "the newspaper industry once again defied the skeptics who have been proclaiming the demise of this print format since the dawn of the Internet age."