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My body may be confined mostly to one point in physical space, but my mind looks forward to its weekends in cyberspace

posted on March 31, 2011 - 11:45am
When I graduated from high school in 1984, there were no tearful farewells to friends and girlfriends while a New Wave soundtrack played in the background like some John Hughes movie. Frankly, I was relieved to be free to start my writing career, and hopefully be heralded as the next William Gibson. When my science fiction failed to sell, I switched to writing thrillers and, consequently, hoped...
posted on July 1, 2007 - 11:01am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 4
As one of the first users of Prodigy and America Online (AOL), I was a pioneer on the Internet. In the early 1990s, I was writing e-mails to my friends, participating in chat rooms and instant messaging conversations, browsing the World Wide Web, and downloading all kinds of cool stuff in the comfort of my own living room. Moreover, the timing couldn’t have been better, because I had just...