the Internet is going to shape the Future (5k)
A frank look at the Internet at the moment in 1995 when the backbone went private(31k).
A brief description of how the Internet actually works to bring us such powerful communications so cheaply (3k).
a brief guide to cyberspace. Trying to explain to someone how the whole thing works? Here's an overview in a few pages. (15k)
How To Build A Metaverse, about the rapid development of virtual reality online (29k).
Cracking the System, which details how
intruders break into computers on the network, and what big systems do to stop them (30k)
A primer on privacy and cryptography, though written in the fall of 1994, still lays out the basics of the technologies - and the moral and legal questions (27k)
A scenario that outlines how censorship could destroy the Internet (12k).
An interview with Kevin Kelly, author of Out of Control (32k), plus "Quotations From Chairman Kelly," a series of his observations from the book, set off with our glosses on how they apply to change in organizations and communities (11k).
A companion interview with net pioneer and author Howard Rheingold, on the craft of building a virtual community (8k).
HOTS: Health-Oriented Telecommunications, which describes how computers and telecommunications are re-shaping the future of healthcare (36k).
The announcement of HTV Interactive, a planned interactive "Personal Health Assistant" on Time Warner's Full Service Network interactive test in Orlando, Florida, which shows an example of one innovative technique for spreading knowledge about health - in a project that actually spun off from the "HOTS" article (15k).
Technologies Emerging In Healthcare , which offers a brief scorecard of some of the new technologies we can expect over the next few years (9k).
Outcomes, which takes a detailed look at how two competing Florida hospitals used a careful and deep application of information technology to drive cost down and quality up at the same time. (30k)
Interactive Television: When's the Show Start? (32k)
A briefing on how interactive television works (8k).
Big Leo and the Dysprosium Project: The Bigfoot Mambo at the UnWired Ball, which gets deep into the technical mastery and corporate maneuvering behind Motorola's project for global wireless telephones, and its many rivals (39k).