Webmonkey Days


Rob Swigart’s ’Portal: A Dataspace Retrieval’, originally published as an ‘interactive novel’ back in ’86, has been migrated to the web, complete with Commodore-era graphics.

I’m also fond of the (subsequent) hardback novelization. Not that the book or hyper-book are likely to be hailed as classics, but still: they imagine a networked world that, over time, seems increasingly familiar…

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