You were about as related to each other as were coloured shards of a “collide-oscope” (McLuhan, 1966: 10) of interfaced situations. You defined the global using hypertext: your ability to position unexpected things next to (behind/within) each other brought startlingly new meaning/messages – as McLuhan (MM: 10) pointed out, this was characteristic of your Age of Anxiety, or Electric Media era. Juxtaposition was the nature of your time: “[your] time [was] a time for crossing barriers, for erasing old categories – for probing around. When two seemingly disparate elements [were] imaginatively poised, but in apposition in new and unique ways, startling discoveries often [resulted].”