CMC Magazine: October 1998

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Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 5, Number 10 / October 15, 1998

* The Story of a Digital Pioneer
Christine Lapham profiles digital artist Melanie Hope. Hope's work is an exploration of Native American identity and ancestry conveyed through various media, including computer-generated images, animation, digitized sound, video and installation.

* A Mindset For The Next Millennium
Christine Lapham explores what connects women from the past, such as Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper to women of today. Historically, women have struggled to not only take power and use it, but to understand and welcome it, including computer-mediated communication technologies.

* Java in Focus
Robley Curtice reports on the trends, technologies, and happenings of the JavaOne conference. He found that Sun views Java as both a language and a platform, while Microsoft views Java as a threat which undermines their iron grip on personal computer software.

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