The Computer in Recent Utopias

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Orth, Michael. "The Computer in Recent Utopias: A Transcendental Teleology." Eleventh Annual Conference of the Society for Utopian Studies. Pacific Grove, CA, 2-5 Oct. 1986. Published Utopian Studies II. Ed. Michael S. Cummings and Nicholas D. Smith. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 1989. Available on line from JSTOR, at link here.[1]

Useful review of eutopian and dystopian uses of computers in fiction, up to the time of presentation of the paper; uses and extends the work of Patricia Warrick in Cybernetic Imagination. References in the Clock1 list to "Orth" refer to the handout that accompanied the conference presentation.

RDE, 22/12/04; finishing, 12Feb22