A publication of
December Communications, Inc.
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 3, Number 12 / December 1, 1996
- Editor's Page: from Contest to Content
- Originally intended as an issue presenting the best in
Web-based hypertext fiction, this
issue instead focuses on hypertext and imagination.
|SPECIAL FOCUS: IMAGINATION AND HYPERTEXT|
Tracing the Growth of a New Literature
- Michael Shumate
has been charting
hypertext fiction activity on the Web
at his site, Hyperizons,
for more than two years.
In this article, he surveys
the state of hypertext
fiction on the Web.
Going Into the Woods
- Christine Boese
shares the story of her
She shares her poetry and photographs
writes about the boundaries of hypermedia,
styles of thinking, creativity, and imagination.
- Nino Rodriguez explores ideas
about networked media and how it affects those of us who
are trying to make something creative out of it.
Included with this article is a an associated discussion list
which is a forum for exploring the ideas touched on in the
Games Engineers Play
- Playing games is intrinsic to creativity and imagination.
Richard Thieme mediates on the sense of play and
the psychic space through which we subsequently filter our
experience. He concludes that the computer program programs us.
|OTHER FEATURES / DEPARTMENTS|
Computers for Technophobes
- Christopher Harper examines computer-mediated communication used by
journalists. He describes how journalists can overcome their
technophobia toward using the computer by using it
as a tool for communicating with readers and viewers.
Book Review: A Broad Collection
of Research on CMC
- Leslie Regan Shade reviews Computer-Mediated Communication:
Linguistic, Social, and Cross-Cultural Perspectives,
a diverse volume of
computer-mediated communication research
edited by Susan Herring.
The Last Link: Where Has All the Hypertext Gone?
- John December wonders:
Where is the passion on the Web? The Web and
hypertext aren't just about
Letters to the editor always welcome: