Introduction

Introduction and rationale for the book

We live in the digital age – the age of seamless communication and interactivity. We inhabit cyberspace (an unlimited, constantly expanding electronic terrain), which correlates with our physical reality, gradually becoming part of it. We use it for saving and storing information, for facilitating knowledge exchange and, importantly, for communicating with one another. Virtual spaces are not simply another way for people to express themselves in the same way they used to do. One might argue that they radically changed human perceptions of the surrounding world and even could be considered as a form of art.

There is little doubt that technological development and its capability to constantly ...

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