Author: Cybersalon

CYBERSALON MANIFESTO

Manage Your Own Medium 1.0 Genesis. In March 1960 J.C.R Licklider envisioned a network of computers connected together where human and machine would work together in intimate association. He prophesised that this era would be intellectually the most creative and exiting in the history of mankind. We are living in this time. Our group is […]

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Author: Cybersalon

MOBILE MANIFESTO

1.0 Is WAP crap? Early adopters can only access the pleasures of new technologies by accepting the pains of beta-testing the future. 2.0 When will the hardware come up to speed? Net users assume that large screens, colourful icons, pop-down menus and all the other features of the PC interface should be available on mobiles […]

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Author: Cybersalon

F.A.Q. WEARABLE COMPUTING

1. Why are there never enough pockets to carry my mobile, my PDA, my MP3 player and my Gameboy? We should weave talking, organising, listening and playing into the fabric of our clothing. 2. Can’t we have something better than “one-size-fits-all? technology? Wearable computers will know our desires – and therefore also know how to […]

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Author: Cybersalon

CYBERSEX CATECHISM

“I fuck therefore I am” (Shu Lea Cheang – 2000) 1.0 Do you want to play with your self? Shift your identity, be on top, attach an extra port. 2.0 Is the pussy the matrix? We are jacking into the Big Daddy mainframe so we can jerk off. 3.0 Is one-hand typing the best form […]

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Within this MySpace version of the electronic agora, cybernetic communism was mainstream and unexceptional. What had once been a revolutionary dream was now an enjoyable part of everyday life.