Alex Besher & Jonathan Nelson

This program features ALEX BESHER, author of "RIM", a Novel of Virtual Reality". This new novel is the buzz of the book reviews. It has elements of high tech, sci-fi, new age, action and adventure. Moira talks to the author about his book, his years as a stateless person and his world view. They discuss the previously obscure author's experiences, including the Tri-Star production with Robin Williams, the inclusion of the book on the HOT-WIRED on-line service and more.

Moira also speaks with JONATHAN NELSON, President of Organic On- line. This new firm is setting up instant on-line services for companies like Volvo and Club Med. They discuss what makes an on-line service, how people are using them, and the ethical standards which are now being called "advertising on the network".

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