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Design for an Entrance to the Internet;

Spatial depiction of the Ptolemaic system. Most ancient philosophers believed that the superlunary world, i.e the ethereal heavens, consisted of several circles or spheres, solid and diamond hard, the larger of which contained the smaller.

The internet is not one world, one reality, but millions. That we access it by standardised means (mostly through a rectangle in the form of a browser or app) should not mislead us into considering the internet as reflecting the single reality of IRL (In Real Life). This means of accessing the internet would allow us to visibly see and select the layer(s) of reality we wish to inhabit within the internet.

Renderings by Adam Peacock;