Here are some editorials that Lynn Fuston has written on various subjects, including recording.
High Resolution Digital Recording-Is It the Bits or the Sampling Rate? A first-hand account from the Fall 1997 AES show, with some real-world sonic observations, and no manufacturer's hype.
Are Engineers Obsolete? from the May 1998 issue of EQ magazine, concerning the future of engineering.
In the future, even hearing may be removed from the list of requirements for engineers. Check out "Master By Colors"
This story has made it around the globe by now. It is a first person account of the Nashville tornado that hit on April 16, 1998.