Foucault could not have imagined in 1967 how the advent of cyberspace would disrupt his distinction between the space of contemporary technical work and lived space. Most descriptions and narratives of cyberspace foreground human interaction, not stored data. At the same time, the World Wide Web, with its universal graphic user interface, is the ultimate, storage medium--from a technical point of view. The key, then, to understanding how some components of cyberspace might be understood in heterotopic terms is to expand Foucault's original notion of "site."

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