Postmodernism is Dead: Now What? Distributed Culture and the Rise of the Network Age

“The social structure of the Network Age is already evident, and we can potentially anticipate a great deal about the next few decades of our lives by examining the essence of the network, both in its literal and figurative manifestations. But understanding the order of the coming age of distributed culture requires us first to examine our most recent eras, Modernism and Postmodernism, because it is within this longer context that the next age begins to make sense.” —Postmodernism is Dead: Now What? Distributed Culture and the Rise of the Network AgeIntelligent Agent)

See also “Cybertext Killed the Hypertext Star”, Nick Montfort’s insightful review of Aarseth’s Cybertext. Thanks for the link, Mike.