Marshall McLuhan Meets William Gibson in "Cyberspace"
"[W]e talk about this ethereal "cyberspace" daily and claim to communicate with our friends, family and co-workers there. Why, given the lack of a firm definition of "cyberspace", do we frequently claim to interact there?"
The Great Debate — Law in the Virtual World
On the use of the concept of cyberspace as a separate place, and potentially a separate legal entity or soverign state.
Eugene Gorny. Dynamics of Creativity in Russian Cyberculture
2003 article on "the dynamic aspect of [Russian] social and individual creativity in" cyberspace.
Architecture and the Internet
Using architectural case studies, this article "explores the possibility of organizing Cyberspace into spatial settings that not only afford social interaction, but, like physical places, also embody and express cultural values."
First Monday February 2006
A special issue on the impact of Johnson and Post's "Law and Borders: The Rise of Law in Cyberspace."
Ghost Of Christmas Future Taunts Children With Visions Of PlayStation 5
"They always ask if you can play it on the Internet—it's so cute how they still call it 'the Internet'..."
Libraries as places to linger and mingle | csmonitor.com
"[I]f the shift from physical to digital books is so inevitable, then why did public libraries break attendance records last year?... Is a library really just a collection of books?"
Cultural Transition and Spiritual Transformation: From Alexander the Great to Cyberspace
"Is the sudden, mysterious, numinous attraction of cyberspace an indication that therein lies the embryonic form of the new conscious dominant?"