37: MediaUp one level
Media, March 1998
- Introduction: Media Subjects
Annalee Newitz, Geoff Sauer
Every year, we put together two issues without any preordained theme, soliciting articles on random topics and inviting our authors to explore ideas that don't fit neatly into one of our special topic issues.
- Bad Shorts: Chow Yun-Fat in America
Steven Rubio, Jillian Sandell, Megan Shaw
Bad Shorts on Chow Yun-Fat
- Computer Virus Hoaxes: Urban Legends for the Digital Age
The online community has created its own set of myths, often telling of unknown persons and unusual events.
- Modes of Production: Free Software and the Internet
When I first started to explore the Internet, the thing which most impressed me was free, open-source software.
- A Prisoner of Hope in Cyberspace
The ontological nature of new media technology is in process and will remain so for generations.
- Culture Jamming with Pedro Carvajal
Why culture jamming hasn't become that popular, why nobody has written about it: trying to bring all of these things together and then focus on each one at a time.
- A World of Burnt Corpses: An Interview with Rudy Ratzinger of :Wumpscut:
Rudy Ratzinger, aka :Wumpscut:, may represent the summary statement on contemporary German/European "dark wave" music.
- The Profits of Rage: Alternative Cultural Ideologies and Labor Exploitation
The alternative culture industry is deceived by its own hype because it believes that it is the last vehicle for revolution in a post-political society.
Ingrate -- how do you recover from a night of drinking and drug abuse -- a cartoon
- Private Lessons: Implications of the California Education Technology Initiative
A plan to replace CSU's aging communications infrastructure metamorphosed from a relatively unsexy policy matter into a sign of the times.
- That's Just Not Funny Anymore, Karl: Town Hall Meetings, History and Critique
American voters are fed up. They feel that politicians do not respond to their needs.
- What Do You Do For a Living? Me? I Type Really Fast
I may never understand why typing fast has more value in the world than teaching people to read and write.
- Left Conservatism: A Conference Report
- Who invented this strange and wondrous new term, 'Left Conservatism'? And why have they done so?