Imagine you’ve stumbled across a website from 1985. A gateway into an old mainframe in a long-forgotten basement of Miskatonic University’s Department of Cybernetics. A virtual space for studying, communicating, and playing games in online worlds. That’s the conceit of this newsletter.
Join me as I explore democracy in cyberspace. I will be looking back at the historical development of the networking and communications technologies we take for granted today, and thinking about the paths not taken. If we can imagine different pasts, we might be able to imagine different futures.
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