ANNOUNCE: From Webspace to Cyberspace

Kevin Hughes (kevinh@eit.COM)
Mon, 7 Aug 95 04:26:15 PDT

August 6, 1995

Announcing the release of "From Webspace to Cyberspace", a primer
for the Age of the Internet. Originally released as an internal
white paper at EIT in December 1994, it is now freely available.
It is the sequel to "Entering the World-Wide Web: A Guide to Cyberspace".

It covers:

A brief history and overview of the World-Wide Web
An overview of today's online collaborative systems
and descriptions of future work
An introduction to true cyberspace: what it means,
media analyses, common myths, and applications
of virtual environment technology
Future VRML issues, new tools, VRML browsers, world elements,
and cyberspacial design guidelines
Descriptions of next generation VRML browsers and an analysis
of navigation methods
Current and future trends in human-computer interface design,
new environments, basic layouts, vision-related
issues, and input/output devices
Three-dimensional world design guidelines, with examples and
never before seen 3D prototypes of collaborative
spaces and universes developed at EIT
The future of the Internet: current problems with the
World-Wide Web, new business models, new media,
culture acceleration, and what cyberspace needs

It also includes the "History of Cyberspace", five parallel timelines
with almost 1,000 events that track:

Influential popular media and events of the last 500 years
The history of the Internet
The history of VR and VRML
The history of hypertext, hypermedia, and the World-Wide Web
The history of computers

This work is 8.5 by 11 inches printed, 254 pages. Over 70 diagrams
and figures are included. It may be redistributed freely in whole
for non-profit purposes only.

You can get this document in the following formats:

PDF, 2.2 MB
Viewers are available at

Level 1 PostScript, UNIX compressed (pages 1 to 254), 5.4 MB

Level 1 PostScript, UNIX compressed (pages 1 to 80), 2 MB
Level 1 PostScript, UNIX compressed (pages 81 to 160), 3.2 MB
Level 1 PostScript, UNIX compressed (pages 161 to 254), 260 k

Everything is available at:


-- Kevin

Kevin Hughes *
Enterprise Integration Technologies Webmaster (
Hypermedia Industrial Designer * Duty now for the future!