"I'm the product of a million novels. Text made me, but I really don't think today's four- and five- year olds will say that. If they do read, then text will be one information medium among many. They were reared in print but are required to function electronically."
No Strings AttachedHal Bertram and Dave Housman at London's Creative Shop know how to bring puppets to life - an ability that couuld turn computer animation into computer performance. By Matt Bacon
Beyond the BookToday's boys and girls are already living in the future. Dale Spender tells Hari Kunzru
The Evolution RevolutionWhen single cells evolved into complex organisms, life suddenly found itself in a vast new landscape of possibilities. Computers developing into networks stand poised on the edge of a new world just as strange and vast. By Oliver Morton
Bots Are Hot!Botmadness reigns and botwars rage, as ever more complex chunks of code roam the Net. Bot solutions breed bot problems breed bot solutions, as roving programs evolve ever faster towards a-life. By Andrew Leonard
Complicate YourselfOrganisational psychologist Karl Weick reveals what high-tech entrepeneurs can learn from reading cracked caribou bones and why Bill Gates might consider leaving Microsoft. By John Geirland
HyperTorahThe Jewish religion is a 2,000-year-old hypertext project. Torah Scholar Software is putting it online and creating software that can analyse the mysteries of the cabbala. By Wayne Myers
All About EvaEva Pascoe started Cyberia, London's first cybercafe. Now she's going global. By Susie Forbes
CortexNet Nazis and other news
AbacusBreak Up BT!
Pick 'n' Mix Money
The Bookmark Less Travelled
Net SurfWorking the Web
Geek PageLow Voltage = High Power
Nicholas NegroponteAffective Computing