Re: CyberAnthropology anyone?

Gil Hardwick (
Wed, 26 Apr 1995 05:34:57 GMT

In article <>, MR PJJS ELS ( writes:
>I am currently doing a project on the Cyberspace community and trying to
>define exactly what is meant by it. Information on the Net itself seems hard
>to come by and I have been able to find only snippets here and there with
>the exception being the CyberAnthropology Home Page of Seeker1/Steve Mizrach

Christ this bullshit jargon is becoming overbearing.

CyberAnthropology Home Page of Seeker1/!@#$%^&gobbledegookthingamyjig/ INDEED!

With a capital letter in the middle into the bargain. What some people
will do in their silly efforts to attract "research funding" to their
"projects" and credibility as anthropologists, defies the imagination.


It is all nothing more than the usual bunch of self-indignant fuckers
jousting away at one another as they always have done, here via bits
of wire strung between whole lots of computers scattered around the

Whereas in earlier days it was via two bits of #8 fencing wire strung
across the paddock. And before that via some messenger boy running
from house to house.

Before that with flintlock pistols at dawn . . .

Each "service provider" (as the concurrent blather would have it) in
turn making some passing sort of living at delivering other people's
messages for them.

He who refuses to qualify data is doomed to rant.
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