"The boundaries which have set companies apart from one another, and apart from their customers, will dissolve. Intranets will not preserve companies' integrity - they will blow companies apart."
A Cultured ManIain M. Banks has created a Utopia that actually sounds like fun. By Oliver Morton
ExcessionAn excerpt from Iain M. Banks's forthcoming Culture novel. A Wired exclusive.
The Gospel According to the Carraro TwinsWith bad haircuts, naff suits and a taste for Big Ideas and High Culture the boys from the Po Valley are beating all comers in the CD-ROM game. By Lee Marshall
Turning Processes Into ThingsMathematician Ian Stewart talks about fluid dynamics in the desert, controlling the space shuttle and why it's good to have a chaotic brain. By James Flint
How Wired Is My ValleyLyn Hurd set up Britain's first cybercafe in the depths of rural Wales. Now the Net is helping her to hold her local community together. By Hari Kunzru
Bill Gates, Media MogulMicrosoft morphs into a 21st century media giant. By Denis Caruso
R-TechAccording to Albert Bressand and Catherine Distler, it's not information technology anymore, it's relationship technology. By Peter Schwartz
CortexGrauso Sells Out, Internet Radio and other news
AbacusNo Network is an Island
ROM Against Boredom
The War of the Machines
Buildings that Suck
Space HopperWhat matters on the Web
Nicholas NegroponteThe Next Billion Users