Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 2, Number 12 / December 1, 1995 / Page 1
On Web publishing...
The Vision of an Accomplished Webmaster
- Chief Correspondent Chris Lapham
interviews The New York Times
Electronic Media Company's
new Content Development Editor, Elizabeth Osder,
about Web publishing.
Osder talks about her experience
developing such Web sites as the Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame and the Yuckiest Site on the Internet.
Internet Censors Close to Success
Howard Rheingold issues an alert
about upcoming U.S. Congressional legislation regarding
speech on the Internet.
New Journal for Teachers of Writing on the Web to Launch Next Year
a peer-reviewed journal for teachers, researchers and tutors of
writing at the college and university level,
will begin publication next year.
Waiting for Congress
Amelia DeLoach sent an email survey to
members of Congress. She's still waiting for a
Communication as the Cult of Tradition
Lisa Schmeiser explores how groups use the Web
to promote causes and perpetuate philosophies
texts that serve as weapons and sole authorities.
Book Review: The Apparent Convergence of Humans and Computers
In another look at Stephen Talbott's The Future Does Not
Compute, James Dalziel agrees with
Talbott's thesis that we are imparting our intelligence onto
computers, but argues that more importantly, by consuming
with computational metaphors, we are restricting our
understanding of what it means to be fully human.
A suggestion for giving parents a tool for
controlling access to adult material on the Net
The Last Link: Bill's Excellent Adventures
wonders about Bill Gates'
operating system, book, house,
dreams of the future, and
grasp on the present.
Letters to the editor always welcome: