Chapman, Gary
January 1995
New Republic;1/9/95-1/16/95, Vol. 212 Issue 2/3, p19
Describes the periodical "Wired," which emphasizes counterculture in digital communications in the United States. Entry into the world of hackers, virtual reality makers, Internet surfers, and multimedia computer artists; Circulation of 100,000 in the first two years; Layout's influence on trends in magazine design; First successful publication to address social and cultural effects of information technology; Disengagement from difficult problems facing post-industrial societies; Excessive narcissism.


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