The next Negroponte Switch

In 1996 I read Being Digital by Nicholas Negroponte.  At that time I was a couple of years out of university and working for a large telecommunications company (aka the phone company) in British Columbia, Canada.  It wasn’t required reading, however, it was relevant to my industry and I really enjoyed the book.  I have always…

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Way Station (novel)

Way Station was written in 1963.  At one point in the novel, the author describes a mixed reality experience that the protagonist, Enoch has.  The description by Enoch at the end of that session is how some feel today after a good VR experience.  For many people, the Holodeck from Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987…

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