The culmination of ebr version 2.0 (an html- and java-based Web production), the spring 1999 "gathering of threads" introduced an important component into the journal design: the thREAD that actively conducts readers among affiliated essays.
Carsten Schinko on Niklas Luhmann's Analogue Loyalty.
Linda Brigham reads How We Became Posthuman the way Katherine Hayles reads novels: as a story that resists both linearity and the analytical ardor of attempts at humanist ordering.
Against the conflation of Islamic and economic fundamentalisms (William S. Wilson responds to Nick Spenser).
A personal account by novelist Joseph McElroy of the WTC crash (that is: a structure of some outside and inside project encompassing one individual).
Scott Rettberg introduces 'New Media Studies': a cluster of reviews, and a term (similar in its emergence to the term 'Postmodernism').
Linda Brigham reviews the Spring and Fall 1995 issues of Cultural Critique.
Publisher Mark Amerika's reaction to Burdick's proposal for ebr3.0...
Joseph Tabbi responds to posts from the journal design editor and publisher, using terms derived from an essay he was editing at the time. The audience database mentioned here was implemented for ebr11, wEBaRts, and further developed for the launch of End Construction! (Feb 2002)