"No one was focusing on home pages in 1996 they were talking about online identity then," says Block. "Things move so fast that's its already a historic look at the Web in its early days," he says. "Today, I would have to make 'Anatomy of a Start-up.'"
"Home Page" could be subtitled "Anatomy of an Overweening Boy." Hall exploits his Net fame in a cross-country trip abrasively precocious and often half-nude, the Swarthmore undergraduate evangelizes the Web at coffee houses, encounters Lou Rossetto, Carl Steadman, and Feed's Stephanie Syman, moves in with Howard Rheingold and starts working at Electric Minds. MORE >>