primary distribution point for electronic form of this paper is:
there are a several older versions of this document out on the net, with the
subtitle "A Homebrew Introduction and Information Resource". These versions are
many years older than the one you are now reading. URL keepers, please note and
update your pointer lists!)
document freely distributable to various electronic networks, BBS, etc. It can
be used as a handout for non-profit seminars sponsored by schools and
professional associations. I only ask that you keep my name as the primary
author/editor and do not charge for it beyond normal on-line connect charges.
If you have any corrections, comments or additions, please send them to me at
one of the above email addresses.
paper was originally divided into two parts. The first section was the basic
text and the second was a collection of information sources. However, the rapid
change of sources, especially on the net, makes it very difficult to keep up.
Therefore I have eliminated the second section and refer instead to two
excellent sources that do keep a bit more up to date:
emerging technology needs it’s Evil Scientist. Virtual Reality has The
Evil Dr. Flaxon and his
Caution! These people are very dangerous and have been known to cause severe
psychological and physiological problems in their "volunteers".