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" Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.... A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human... "
Hacker Culture - Page xii
by Douglas Thomas
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Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments

Mary Anne Moser, Douglas MacLeod - Art - 1996 - 339 pages
...cyberspace to another unproblematic. William Gibson's famous description of cyberspace — "Lines of lights ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data" — fudges the difference in level between data, digital objects, and their display, a difference that...
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Political Science Fiction

Donald M. Hassler, Clyde Wilcox - Fiction - 1997 - 256 pages
...massive computer systems and iconographic representations of huge configurations of data and information. "A graphic representation of data abstracted from...constellations of data. Like city lights, receding" (Gibson 1984, 51). The idea of cyberspace breaks down the dichotomy between the cybernetic technology...
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Consumer Research: Postcards from the Edge

Stephen Brown, Darach Turley - Business & Economics - 1997 - 406 pages
...Nenronwncer: Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators ... A graphic representation of data abstracted from the...constellations of data. Like city lights. receding. (Gibson 1984: 51) Cyberspace and cyberculture are terms that are now in vogue (Escobar 1994). They...
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Reading Matters: Narrative in the New Media Ecology

Joseph Tabbi, Michael Wutz - Literary Collections - 1997 - 316 pages
...children being taught mathematical concepts.... A graphic representation of data abstracted from the bank of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable...constellations of data. Like city lights receding. (51) By means of a neuro-electronic link to a cyberspace deck or "matrix simulator" (which resembles...
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Intelligent Environments: Spatial Aspects of the Information Revolution

P. Droege - Computers - 1997 - 727 pages
...deliberate effort to romanticize the Matrix (Csicsery-Ronay, 1992). Cyberspace is thus described as "lines of light ranged in the non-space of the mind...constellations of data. Like city lights, receding" (Gibson, 1986). The mythopoeic models suffer from a lack of clarity which renders Corporate Virtual...
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Literacy Theory in the Age of the Internet

Todd W. Taylor, Irene Ward - Education - 1998 - 177 pages
...sluggish practice indeed, in contrast to the conception of cyberspace that is taught to schoolchildren: "Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced...constellations of data. Like city lights, receding . . ." (51). Of course, Gibson's emphasis on cyberspace as a hallucination maintains some distinction...
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Die Amerikanisierung des Medienalltags

Harald Wenzel - Americanization - 1998 - 339 pages
...so will es zumindest die Legende, der Begriff »Cyberspace« seine eindrucksvolle Premiere erlebte: »Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced...constellations of data. Like city lights, receding ...« (Gibson 1984: 51) Dieser vielzitierte Abschnitt aus Gibsons Roman, der in den folgenden Jahren...
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The Mechanics of Wonder: The Creation of the Idea of Science Fiction

Gary Westfahl - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 344 pages
...control circuits of tanks and war planes. 'Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily with billions of legitimate operators, in every nation,...constellations of data. Like city lights, receding...' 'What's that?' Molly asked, as he flipped the channel selector. 'Kid's show.' A discontinuous flood...
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Communities in Cyberspace

Marc A. Smith, Peter Kollock - Social Science - 1999 - 323 pages
...consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation. ... A graphic representation of data abstracted from the...constellations of data. Like city lights, receding. (Gibson 1984: 51) In practice, however, the landscape of the Net has been difficult to see. There is...
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Pulp: Reading Popular Fiction

Scott McCracken - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 209 pages
...'matrix' (an enhanced form of the Internet) and explore a virtual world of information, described as 'A graphic representation of data abstracted from...constellations of data. Like city lights, receding ... >44 The matrix acts as a metaphor for the kinds of cultural collisions and re-inventions of the...
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