A publication of
December Communications, Inc.
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 4, Number 10 / October 1, 1997
- Editor's Page
- This month, we have some
brief reports that take
at assumptions about technology.
The Effect of Technology on Aesthetics
- Steve Cameron
explores technology in
creative arts education.
Have computers given today's students a better
education in the creative arts fields in our Universities?
Are they better prepared, because of the computer
applications at their disposal, to design buildings, draw
pictures, produce advertising, and enhance
Interviews the New Fashioned Way
Blurry vision, weird blotches, lack of peripheral vision,
life at 10 frames per second. Some acid trip?
Auren Hoffman describes the complications of videoconferencing over the
In the end, he suggests that
perhaps face-to-face meetings
may be more effective.
Divining the Future at ISPCON '97
- Robley Curtice provides a quick
report from the 1997 Internet
Service Provider Convention (ISPCON 97) which recently took
place in San Francisco.
His report highlights a few
current trends in
Book Review: Many Words Do Not Equal Much Content
- Ulla Bunz
reviews Digital Literacy, by Paul Gilster.
The bottom line?
Digital Literacy is best used as an index book for looking
up specific terms of interest.
- Dave Clark, a
Ph.D Student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication
Iowa State University,
reacts to the August 1997 Last Link
essay, "So Long, Highway."
His point is that we need not fear government control of the Net,
but we must work together to provide education and
access to address issues of control.
THE LAST LINK
- John December contemplates myths of chaos on the Web.
Letters to the editor always welcome: