Preface to the Second Edition.
Preface to the Students and Teachers/Facilitators.
Introductions to Cyberreader: “Surf's (Still) Up?”
1.Cyberspace and Virtual Reality.
Cyberspace, Benjamin Woolley.
The Essence of VR, Michael Heim.
Seeing Is Beholding, Douglas Rushkoff.
* Stalking the UFO Meme, Richard Thieme.
2.Virtual Communities (Societies and Identities).
* “Introduction” to Virtual Community, Howard Rheingold.
* Identity Crisis, Sherry Turkle.
* The Road to Unreality, Mark Slouka.
3.Freedom/Censorship (Security, Hackers/Crackers, and the Communications Decency Act[s]).
Crimes of the 'Net', Michael Meyer and Anne Underwood.
No More 'Anything Goes': Cyberspace Gets Censors, Peter H. Lewis.
* Vigilantes Patrol Cyberspace, Matthew Ebnet.
Hacker's Manifesto, or The Conscience of a Hacker, The Mentor.
Is Computer Hacking a Crime? Harper's Forum.
Keep Internet Safe for Families, Senator J. James Exon.
Crime and Puzzlement, John Perry Barlow.
Men, Women, and Computers, Barbara Kantrowitz.
Gender Gap in Cyberspace, Deborah Tannen.
* Cyber-Gender Stereotypes Just Don't Compute, David Nicholson.
Bringing Familiar Baggage to the New Frontier: Gender Differences in Computer-Meditated Communication, Susan Herring.
Teledildonics, Howard Rheingold.
* Would You View This with Your Mother? Dr. Emilio Bombay.
* The Night Thoreau Had Cybersex or, Once You're On How Do You Get Off? Dinty W. Moore.
5.Virtual Books and Libraries (Hypertext, Multimedia, Copyright versus Copyleft).
She Wants Her TV! He Wants His Book, Neil Postman.
* The End of Serendipity, Ted Gup.
* Computers Should Supplement Books, Not Replace Them, Gerry Barker.
Into the Electronic Millennium, Sven Birkerts.
The Computer as a New Writing Space, Jay David Bolter.
The Disappearing $2,000 Book, Gerald Jonas.
The Future of Libraries, Raymond Kurzweil.
Summary of the Xanadu Hypertext System, Theodor Holm Nelson.
The Library of Babel, Jorge Luis Borges.
The Economy of Ideas: A Framework for Rethinking Patents and Copyrights in the Digital Age, John Perry Barlow.
Utopian Plagiarism, Hypertextuality, and Electronic Cultural Production, Critical Art Ensemble.
Cyberpunk, Philip Elmer-Dewitt.
The Cyberpunk: The Individual as Reality Pilot, Timothy Leary.
(chart, “Evolution of Countercultures,”) Timothy Leary.
* Snake-Eyes, Tom Maddox.
The Net and the Web, Hakim Bey.
MUDroom, Jacques Leslie.
Gender Swapping on the Internet, Amy S. Bruckman.
* In Novel Conditions: The Cross-Dressing Psychiatrist, Allucquère Rosanne Stone.
* Race In/For Cyberspace: Identity Tourism and Racial Passing on the Internet, Lisa Nakamura.
A Rape in Cyberspace, Julian Dibbell.
Appendix A: CyberSearch.
Appendix B: CyberGlossary.
Appendix C: Bibliography of Cyberspace.
Index of Authors and Articles.