(image by Thristian, used under a CC license)
If the internet were a town on a map, what would it look like? Alfred Korzybski said that ‘the map is not the territory’. That said, sometimes a ‘notional map’ might help us visualise that which defies classification.
This is a map showing four ‘towns’ in cyberspace – Cyberia: a place of infinite possibilities and anarchic fun, Cyburbia: a landscape of twitching curtains, paranoia and suspicion and Deadwood: a lawless outpost where the rules of ‘netiquette’ simply don’t apply. Finally, we have Disturbia. Well, you’ll figure out what that’s about…
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