Fine, but HOW? How exactly are people supposed to be empowered? And by
the way, what about people who don’t like computers? (People like the
essayist and critic Sven Birkerts, whose recent _Gutenberg Elegies_ is a
thought-provoking dissent.) The authors decry conformity, but assume
implicitly that everyone wants to explore cyberspace. Some of the smartest
people I know don’t.


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