Cyberland: Eine Führung durch den High-Tech-Underground by Gundolf S. Freyermuth

By Gundolf S. Freyermuth

Wörter waren plötzlich in aller Munde, die bis dahin nur wenige kannten: our on-line world, Cyberarbeit, Cyberarbeit, Cybersex und andere Verbindungen mit 'Cyber'. Sie verwiesen auf eine neuartige Lebensform, in der sich fortgeschrittenste Technik und severe Utopien verbanden. Ihren Hauptschauplatz hatte diese Cyberwelt in Amerkias Westen: Eine neue Frontier-Mentalität battle dort entstanden, deren hemmungsloser Optimismus die Menschheit auf dem Sprung zu einer neuen Stufe der Evolution sah.Gundolf S. Freyermuth nimmt uns als kundiger Führer mit auf eine Reise durch das Cyberland, zu den Vorläufern und Visionären der Computerrevolution, zu Cyberpunks und Cybernauten, Kryonikern Cyborgs und Extropianer, bei der sich Staunen und Verwunderung heftig mischten. Er warfare Ende der 90er des letzten Jahrhunderts in ihren Garagen und Laboren und hat die Ursprünge der Visionen aufgezeichnet, von denen vieles heute ganz common unseren Alltag bestimmt.

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