Rip Van Winkle had slept through the past thirty years, the tangible devices and spaces of today would for the most part seem familiar to him. But one realm that has newly opened up might quite surprise if not unsettle him--the intangible region we call cyberspace."1
Borgmann, 1999. Holding
on to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium, The University of Chicago Press:
Chicago. Page 178.