x-posted from Culture Rover.
#398 – Office Complex
a vision of doing business on the world wide web.
No doubt the Internet is a wonder; but to my mind it often resembles, more than a global village, a vast business office, where the whole world, isolated in its cubicles and literally sitting on its ass, is communicating with itself through inter-office memos, bulletin boards, and ring-binders.
-Robert Cantwell, “The Magic 8 Ball: From Analog to Digital,” in If Beale Street Could Talk: Music, Community, Culture