By the time it had run its course, the Great
Internet Hype Machine had left no corner of the economy, or
our lives, for that matter, unscathed. The pension arena was
no exception: The baying of dot.coms pursuing e-commerce
opportunities filled the air. Many of the ambitions that were
so nakedly revealed during those brash days have gone the way
of the Hindenberg. Few of them will be mourned.