Technofile: Home pages fit for heroes

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Private Art is a tribute site from a family that wants the world to see how much it loves and honours its father. The pages document Arthur Pranger's Second World War experiences as a GI in Europe, cushioning them safely in layers of multimedia embroidery. A foretaste, perhaps, of the next generation of personal home pages, in which each family becomes its own oral historian.

'If forced to give up either your personal computer or one finger for the rest of your life, which would you choose? One in three would give up the digit, according to Philip Nicholson, one expert on 'technostress''

David Shenk, The New Republican online edition

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