One of the intriguing aspects of digeracy is the meandering, serpentine path one walks when searching online. In the world of digital objects, mirrors, hidden paths, trapdoors, false walls and conceptual doppelgangers, a simple search can lead one to new, often uncharted territories. In the old days, one had to get a ship & crew, [...]
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Tags: A Clockwork Orange, Alex DeLarge, Anthony Burgess, Bruce Bethke, Cyberpunk, digital novel, Eric Maddern, Otherland, OTHERLAND – THE GAME, speaking computer, Storytelling, storytelling 2.0., Tad Williams, technologies mashup'ed, The Matrix, Wachowski brothers
Cyberpunk, according to Bruce Bethke, who coined the term 25 years ago, is “a young, technologically facile, ethically vacuous, computer-adept vandal or criminal.” Think of a highly techno-savvy version of Alex DeLarge, the protagonist in Anthony Burgess’ masterpiece A Clockwork Orange.