From The Managing Editor: Oct. 15, 1992

"We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there," said the inventor Charles Kettering. In our time, no symbol of the future has sparked more anticipation and mystery than the year 2000. And now the epic moment is close at hand. Lucky us: few people who ever walk the earth have had the opportunity to ring in, all at once, a new year, a new decade, a new century and a new millennium. The imminence of this extraordinary occasion inspired us to devote an entire special issue to the tantalizing...

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