Alexander is an Assistant Professor of English at Centenary College
of Louisiana, where he teaches computer-mediated classes on the
Gothic literature, cyberculture, eighteenth century literature,
critical theory, and the experience of war.
Brake is a UK-based Internet consultant and journalist.
Nicholas Carroll is a project manager with Hastings
Research. His most recent article was "The Future of End-Users and
Info Pros in Information Retrieval", Searcher: The Magazine for
Database Professionals, June 2003.
Doctorow is a science fiction writer, journalist and technocrat.
His first novel, "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom," will be published
by Tor Books in the Fall of 2002. He is the co-founder of OpenCola,
Inc. and is the co-editor of BoingBoing . His last book was The
Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Science Fiction (co-written
with Karl Schroeder). He lives in San Francisco and Toronto.
Joshua Ellis is a writer and musician living in
Las Vegas. Recently, he co-founded marginwalker.org.
a weblog/community devoted to "open-source futurism".
Gable is a poet and writer, strategic marketing consultant in e-commerce,
teacher, and President of Axioun Communications International. She
divides her time between Berkeley, CA; the Pacific Northwest; and
Dawe is a freelance writer and broadcaster living in London, Ontario.
Granger is currently a Project Director for the Computer Professionals
for Social Responsibility, based in Palo Alto, California. She writes
articles for Security Focus and is a member of the USACM Public
Hall is a globe-trotting freelance writer. You can follow his adventures
Paul Hartzog is a political scientist and the creator of
the postmodern theory of Panarchy.
A self-styled futurist and techno-shaman, his interests include
Complexity Theory, Cooperation, International Relations, Environmental
Politics, Information Society and Economy, Information Technologies,
Sustainable Development, Network Culture, and Ethics.
Krikorian is a graduate student at the MIT Media Laboratory where
he formally studies Internet engineering architectures and informally
studies Internet social architectures. On the side he freelance
writes and codes for fun and profit -- you can find his wasted bits
He lives in Cambridge, MA but longs to go back to San Francisco,
is currently a senior programmer. His first encounter with computers
was around 1980, and since then has developed many geekly talents
and skills in his idle quest to be a modern day Renaissance man.
He lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife Lisa, whom he met on the
Internet in 1992.
Lasica is a veteran journalist who writes frequently about the impact
of emerging technologies on our culture. He is currently working
on a book about the clash between entertainment companies and technologists.
Lebkowsky has been soaking in Internet culture and community for
the last decade. He's served as community host/moderator for the
WELL, Electric Minds, and HotWired. He has written technoculture
articles and rants for Wired Magazine, Whole Earth Review, The Austin
Chronicle, 21C, Factsheet Five, Mondo 2000, and other publications,
and was the "consciousness" sub-domain editor of The Millennium
Whole Earth Catalog.
McBride is a Toronto-based writer, editor and educator who specialises
in interactive educational new media. She can be contacted via her
is a Canadian living in Chile where he operates the world's largest
optical telescope for the European Southern Observatory. He is also
the creator of the Mindpixel Digital Mind Modeling Project, the
world's largest AI effort.
decade ago Mark
unveiled the first 3D interface to the internet - the Virtual Reality
Modeling Language (VRML). He founded the Interactive Media Program
at USC's School of Cinema-Television. In 2000, Ballantine Books
published Pesce's The Playful World: How Technology is Transforming
our Imagination. In late 2003, Pesce was invited to the Australian
Film Television and Radio School, with a mandate to redesign the
curriculum to incorporate the new opportunities offered by interactive
Pinckard is a slacker and a gamer (as most slackers are). She is
saving up her money for the Gamecube. In her spare time she can
be found pounding out content for www.umamistunami.com.
is the IT Manager for a cool company in Burlingame, California.
Sugarbaker is the creator of gibberish.com and indexcards.com.
He lives and works within the blast radius of Silicon Valley.
Swerdloff is an attorney in New York City. His hobbies include wireless
networks, the web that has emerged from the ashes of the dot com
failure, and the arts. He chronicles his life and developments in
the law at swerdloff.com
is a researcher currently working at the University of Toronto on
her Ph.D. dissertation. Her research interests include questions
of privacy, social dimensions of technology, and the mutual adaptation
processes between individuals and technology. Ana is the director
of the 'Privacy Lecture Series' in Toronto, which serves as a forum
to foment awareness and discuss different facets of privacy.
Walker is managing editor of Reason and author of Rebels
on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America (NYU
Tony Walsh is a Toronto-based freelance Jack of all Trades, practitioner
of the Arts, avid gamer and renegade digital anthropologist. He
keeps a near-daily journal at clickableculture.com
but lives at secretlair.com.