Sat, 22 Mar 2003 21:56:46 GMT

From WorldCom, an Amazing View of a Bloated Industry. We now know in quantifiable, stupefying terms, just how much WorldCom overpaid for the telecommunications network it built. By Gretchen Morgenson. [New York Times: Technology]

For me, this brings about the question of how money in these terms makes people feel? I find it to be somewhat surreal to know that most of that money never existed in paper except as numbers on a tally sheet.