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Next: However... Up: J. C. Nyíri: The Previous: Phil's reference an electronic environment an electronic environment, the meaningful is clearly marked by its fluidity; what is meaningful appears and disappears and shifts. Nothing stands still in the interactive digital world; those socialized by the computer regard visible signs as ephemeral and unstable - as on the way to transformation - rather than fixed. Meaning in an electronic environment thus seems most naturally to be regarded as a relation between elements which an interested party brings together at a particular time.

Fri Jul 25 22:00:35 MEST 1997