If geographically contiguous neighbours can be subject to the law of troubles de voisinage by annoying each other physically but escape it by doing so online, there will be harmony in neither cyberspace nor meatspace.
If, as I argue above, there is a rationale for permitting troubles de voisinage to stray from its immovable origins, then the right to enjoy a neighbourhood is no less worthy of protection in cyberspace than in meatspace.
All of this meatspace
interactivity simply cannot be replicated virtually, in my opinion.
Adulescent: stay-young pensioners; Barfogenesis: sickness from wearing virtual reality headsets; Dual channelers: They zap between MTV and CNN; Hedon: unit of pleasure; Meatspace
: the real world; Screenager: a digital wise teenager; Yestertech: old technology.
What is most striking to me about this meshing of the virtual world and meatspace
is that everyone is learning that they can contribute content to the infosphere.
McBride had downloaded them onto DVDs, intending to bring the Net into meatspace
. He steeled himself, pocketed the iPhone, and corralled Brian Timpanaro, who was walking by in a bulging STP Oil shirt.
"On-screen typography is far from being an exact science, but just like its counterpart in meatspace
, it is intended to get someone with a limited attention span to grasp your message," so argues Tomas Caspers, a freelance new media developer based in Cologne, Germany, in an article for Webpage Design for Designers.
: real life, where politics used to get done (vegan Dennis Kucinich would prefer "beetspace")
While other politicians were plotting their journey to the web, Harris was doing the reverse, becoming a candidate in meatspace
almost as an afterthought to his online advocacy.