Dolgoff however, true to his anarcho-syndicalist convictions, does not imagine the solution to the emergence of this new economic order capable of resolving the contradictions of cybernation
coming from a political decision made at the highest levels of state power.
A large number of imaginary nations, sometimes called cybernations
or micronations, are blossoming on the Internet.
Information and computer technology aimed at the automation of the automation of the factory is coined as 'cybernation
The US high-tech industry exported a record $181 billion in manufactured products in 1999 (26 percent of all U S goods exports), selling at least $1 million in leading-edge tech products to 172 countries worldwide, according to data found in Cybernation
2.0: The US High-Tech Industry and World Markets.
: The Importance of the High-Technology Industry to the American Economy, 1997.
According to the American Electronics Association CyberNation
study, "high-tech workers, a larger group of which IT workers are a part, earn 73 percent more that other private-sector workers." Training may be costly, but IT skills appear to be worth the expenditure.
(42) For various formulations, see Neil Barrett, The State of Cybernation
: Cultural, Political, and Economic Implications of the Internet (London: Krogan Page, 1996); Mark Dery, Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1996) especially pp.
It is important to ask whether the concentration on English by Ashcroft, Griffiths and Tiffin is useful for broader, multidisciplinary analyses of the advent of what Manuel Castells describes as 'the globalisation and cybernation
of accumulation'(34) disseminated by computers and television.