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Emigre #39

The Next Big Thing (1996)

80 pages, 8.25 x 11.25.
Edition of 7,000.
Printed at Dome Printing, Sacramento, CA.
Editor and designer: Rudy VanderLans.
Emigre Fonts: Zuzana Licko.

CONTENTS:
, Graphic Design and the Next Big Thing (essay). PDF Download
, Before You Bury Gutenberg . . . (review of The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts).
, That was Then, and This is Now: But What is Next? (essay).
, The Angel is My Floating Point (review of Throwing Apples at the Sun, a CD-ROM by Elliott Earls).
, It Bytes (essay).
(mail, including Mike Kippenhan, with a reply by VanderLans).
, Alien Travels (essay).
, Virtual Grub Street: Sorrows of a Multimedia Hack (essay).
, Towards an Aesthetics of Intellectual Discourse (review of The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech by Avital Ronell).