A publication of
December Communications, Inc.
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 4, Number 5 / May 1, 1997
- Editor's Page
- This issue marks this magazine's third anniversary
on the Web.
Presentation Features of Text-based Conferencing Systems on the WWW
- Daniel LaLiberte and David Woolley
the variety of presentation features supported by existing web-based asynchronous conferencing systems, with an emphasis on considering why
some features are absent and prospects for the future.
The Myths and Realities of World Wide Web Publishing
- Publishing on the World Wide Web has been anticipated as an exciting possibility, offering unlimited, global distribution
combined with the chance to integrate networked hypertext and multimedia in the expression of ideas.
But the reality of Web
publishing is much different than the myths surrounding it.
Book Review: Seduction and Technology
- Don Langham
Moths to the Flame: The Seductions of Computer
and questions whether
it is indeed inevitable that
electronic publishing will usher in a new era of
ready, inexpensive access to information for the masses,
as though this desirable social end is inherent in
Book Review: How Now, HAL?
- David Porush
HAL's Legacy: 2001 as Dream and Reality
explores the rich interplay of science and the
arts represented in science fiction film and literature.
The Last Link: Utopian Visions of Cyberspace
- Laura J. Gurak
questions the utopian visions of cyberspace
which ignore the messiness of race, gender, and
other human characteristics.
Letters to the editor always welcome: