It's the beginning. But is it? Yes, yes it is. And yet... it's not really the beginning of anything. It's like we never left. There are familiar blood stains on the parking lot near our CES trailer from last year — don't worry, we know where they came from. Anyway, The Verge Collective is back in Las Vegas to cover all the madness. And what sort of madness is this, exactly? Let Josh, Nilay, and Paul explain that to you. Right. Now.