Wired UK

Issue 2.07 - July 1996

"People can inhabit anything. And they can be miserable in anything and ecstatic in anything. Architecture has nothing to do with it. That's both liberating and alarming."
-Rem Koolhaas


The Dynamics of Capitalism

Richard Olsen's scientists are bringing strange new science to the foreign-exchange markets - and trying to build a better world. By James Flint

Anticipatory Democracy

The digital revolution is a political revolution. Alvin Toffler, America's pop-futurist laureate, talks to Kevin Kelly about new constitutions, new devolutions, new international relations and how Newt Gingrich got it wrong.


For 50 years, Japan's pachinko was considered petty, sleazy gambling. Now it's going digital. And its promoters dream of taking over the world. By Yukihiro Hatano

From Bauhaus to Koolhaas

What it takes to make architecture real in the next century: Rem Koolhaas on his book S, M, L, XL and his mania for the unknown, the untenable, the unmanageable and the untried. By Katrina Heron

The Gadget Pusher

Clive Sinclair addicted a generation to computers - but he doesn't use the things himself. Wayne Myers went to meet the man who warped his formative years.

Fill My Bandwidth, Baby

Avram Miller - jazz pianist and corporate vice president of Intel - talks to Wired about how Hollywood can keep Intel's chip factories humming. By Russ Mitchell

Immersed in a Sea of Words

Chadwyck-Healey's CD-ROMs are ushering in a new age of scholarship. By Andrew Brown


The perils of Mark Pauline - Bruce Sterling on the road with SRL's theatre of mechanical cruelty



An Obsolete startup, French ISPs on strike, Infowar and other news

In Vitro

Laboratories of the Self

Jack Out of the Box

Biology Is Not Destiny


Market Remakers

Idées Fortes

Ghosts in the Machine

Net of Hope and Glory



Space Hopper

What matters on the Web

Geek Page

Digital Video Discs

Nicholas Negroponte

Object-Oriented Television