Yet Another World Underway

The 30th annual Key West Literary Seminar kicked off last night with a rich and thoughtful conversation between Douglas Coupland and William Gibson. Topics discussed included the geek rapture, Japanese blue jeans, and what Coupland termed Doug’s Law: “You can have information or you can have a life. But you can’t have both.” Gibson disagreed, saying that our notion of “virtual” life as distinct from “real” life was quaint and outdated. “We already are the borg,” he said.

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