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Before Apple, there was PLATO
Before Apple, there was PLATOThe Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture. “When I saw PLATO, I realized right away that was the future,” Dear, now a resident of Santa Fe, said recently. “How would society not embrace this?” What Dear had discovered was ...read more
Source: Santa Fe New Mexican
Published on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:41:00 GMT
Mondo 2000, influential 90s cyberculture magazine, returns online
Mondo 2000, influential 90s cyberculture magazine, returns onlineI also noticed, in 2014, when I published my writing collection, Borg Like Me, a lot of the focus in reviews was on the pieces reprinted from that era, from Mondo, bOING bOING (print), and my own zine, Going Gaga. People waxed nostalgic about that birth-of ...read more
Source: Boing Boing
Published on Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:24:08 GMT
The Meme as Art: Painter Sophisticates Cyberculture
The Meme as Art: Painter Sophisticates CybercultureThere are artists who find inspiration in majestic landscapes or beautiful women — and then there are artists who find inspiration in the Internet. Take Lauren Kaelin, the artist behind our new favorite Tumblr, which takes popular memes and turns them ...read more
Source: Time News Feed
Published on Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMT
15 Documentaries About The Internet, Hacking, Startups & Cyberculture [Stuff to Watch]
15 Documentaries About The Internet, Hacking, Startups & Cyberculture [Stuff to Watch]Technology is fascinating Computerphile: Learn The History, Hacks & Tech Behind Everyday Computing [Stuff to Watch] Computerphile: Learn The History, Hacks & Tech Behind Everyday Computing [Stuff to Watch] If classic technology-themed television from the ...read more
Source: Make Use Of
Published on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:33:15 GMT
Cyberculture discussion at York College
Cyberculture discussion at York CollegeTom Foster, a University of Washington English professor and author, will discuss cyberculture and social justice, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in York College’s Weinstock Lecture Hall, Willlman Business Center. Foster is the author of “Transformations of ...read more
Source: York Dispatch Online
Published on Sat, 04 Nov 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Cyberculture and Dreamworld: A view from Opus Dei?
Cyberculture and Dreamworld: A view from Opus Dei?The all-pervasive push to have everything online, whether it be books, files or selves, bepseaks a deeper cultural attitude towards terrestrial, embodied living. In its glorification of the body, the culture of postmodernity identifies something lacking in ...read more
Source: Patheos
Published on Sun, 29 Apr 2012 17:00:00 GMT
“TRON: Legacy”: Virtual Reality Odyssey? Or Takedown of Cyberculture?
“TRON: Legacy”: Virtual Reality Odyssey? Or Takedown of Cyberculture?This is not quite a full review here. I’ve read other TRON: Legacy reviews out there, and am more intrigued about the dialogue that’s starting to take shape. There are a handful of spoilers below, but my intention here is not to give the game away ...read more
Source: Time
Published on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 16:00:00 GMT
A Crunchy-Granola Path From Macramé and LSD to Wikipedia and Google
A Crunchy-Granola Path From Macramé and LSD to Wikipedia and GoogleYet as Fred Turner points out in his revealing new book, “From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism” (University of Chicago Press), there is no way to separate cyberculture from ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Sat, 10 Jan 2015 14:51:15 GMT
Network Neutrality Can't Fix the Internet
Network Neutrality Can't Fix the InternetNet-neutrality proponents often call the regulated internet “free and open,” ideals that trace back to the libertarian origins of personal computing and cyberculture. Under this precept, computing and the internet are meant for everyone, and anyone ...read more
Source: The Atlantic
Published on Fri, 24 Nov 2017 04:05:00 GMT