People, 1. -  3. October 1998
Konrad Becker
Biography: Is a hyperreality researcher/developer and interdisciplinary event designer. He is chairman of t0/ Institute for New Culture-Technologies,( Public Netbase, BRAIN.VADER), the Institut für Wissenschaftliche Sensation and Public Tranceport Systems. A founding member of Monoton, providers of fine electronic underground music and psycho-acoustics since 1979. Manager of Serious Chiller Lounge, T.R.I. (Trivial Research Industries) and F.R.E.E. Vienna (Fun Rise Entertainment Enterprises). Presentations and publications include text, video, music, installations and enviroments focusing on subjective science and culture synthesis.
Konrad Becker
Institution: Public Netbase t0 Media~Space!

A Culture and Youth Oriented Center for New Communication Technologies

Public Netbase t0 is a not-for-profit Internet service provider. Along with being an internationally acclaimed content developer, the organization also runs an comprehensive event and information program in the Viennese Museumsquartier.

Public Netbase provides its 1000 users with the technical assistance and knowledge needed for active and creative participation in Internet communication and the World Wide Web. Its existence has fostered the growth of an interesting and lively Internet scene and has increased awareness of the implications of new communication and information technologies in Austria.

Public Netbase is committed to the exploration of the relations between culture and technology, art and society, science and politics. Its World Wide Web Server was awarded the Prix Ars Electronica 95.

40 Million virtual hits on the Public Netbase WWW Server since March 1995.

12 000 hours of Internet usage logged on our public-access terminals.

5000 calls to our information helpline and 800 emails on technical and content questions answered.

1000 users with Public Netbase Internet access, 35% of which are women.

250 users take advantage of our Internet dial-up accounts every day.

200 free introductory courses offered about the Internet, with a total of 900 people attending.

75 multimedia and network projects make their virtual home on the t0 Server.

Museumsquartier, Museumsplatz 1
A-1070 Vienna/Austria
fon: ++43-1-522 18 34
fax: ++43-1-522 50 58

Public Netbase t0 Media~Space
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