From the Oracle of Delphi to the Wizard of Oz, it is clear that "if we attack we will destroy a great empire." The only question that remains, is which one?
Alex Reid examines a cross-section of essays in Prefiguring Cyberculture, a work that historicizes the future as neither alarmist nor utopian.
Tim Keane reviews Genet's republished Prisoner of Love, a 'mirror-memoir' in which Genet sees Palestine from the inside in an attempt to see himself from the outside.
Marc Bousquet introduces a forthcoming Altx critical e-book, hosted online by ebr, appearing in five sections through the Fall of 2003. A new ebr thread, Technocapitalism, is built around its concerns.
Jenny Weight reviews William Mitchell's third book, Me++: The Cyborg Self and the Networked City.