In reply to: What's old about the web posted by jennifer terry on April 17, 1996 at 17:27:32:
: The fetishism of "the new" has been a powerful
tenet of modern narratives of technological
progress and global development/domination by
"the West." Is the zeal about the newness of the
Web another chapter in this longer history?
Yes, the wolf is in the fold of our own home-grown
techno invasion. It has become so
integrated with our own lust and anxeity as to
become er, er, easy to fetishize.
From the new to...Want to know what's old about
the web? Only ask American 12 year olds.
Want to know what's
exciting on the web?
Ask someone in a non-west country! See what they