5 Transactions, payment, and ownership






So far we have illustrated the notion of different digital spaces: geographic, physical or abstract – and how we interact with and within them, tangibly and intellectually, through information and communication.

We are now moving through time and virtual space as information entities, as avatars (collections of constructed information), as creators and consumers of information objects. Spaces we inhabit may be constructed and designed in ways that represent physical geographies or containers (libraries, files) or may represent novel informational structures that do not have physical correlates. We are architects, explorers and consumers in this digital space. Our challenge is understanding ...

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