Archive for December, 2010

“Night Trick”


This is my first crack at writing New Media fiction / digital fiction / hypertext fiction / hyperlink fiction or whatever you choose to call it. I used to create it.



We live in interesting times: the world’s first cyber/information war is on

Now this is exciting and different – a war with (as yet) no blood spilt. Everyone should read this article in the Guardian today if they want a clue as to how the world is turning in the twenty-first century. To anyone who was in any doubt that the events depicted in William Gibson’s Neuromancer and Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash could ever happen, think again. The collaborative online events sparked by the Wikileaks/US cables controversy read like science fiction and as yet the trajectory of these happenings remains unclear and —unfortunately for those who would silence the leaks— uncontrollable.

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