The Cyberspace Generation
Thursday, September 21, 2000
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
is a co-founder of Slashdot.org, and executive editor of
Slashdot.com, which covers online communities
and has been chronicled in several publications including the Wall
Street Journal, Time and Time Digital, Wired and Rolling Stone.
is the author of Notes from Underground: Zines and
the Politics of Alternative Culture and a professor at the Gallatin
School of New York University where he teaches the history and
politics of media and culture. Duncombe has been a political activist
for more than a decade and is currently assembling an anthology of
writings on cultural resistance.
Annalee Newitz in 1992 founded Bad Subjects, the first leftist
Webzine to go online. After earning her Ph.D. in American Studies at
UC Berkeley, Newitz taught, worked at Internet shutdown
GettingIt.com, and then took her current position as features editor
at The San Francisco Bay Guardian, an alternative weekly. Newitz
writes a syndicated technology-and-culture column called
Techsploitation that is available online and in newspapers throughout
Northern California, and is a regular contributor to Salon.com, The
Industry Standard, Gear, and other online publications.