STEPHEN WILSON is a San Francisco author, artist and professor who explores the cultural implications of new technologies. His interactive installations & performances have been shown internationally in galleries and SIGGRAPH, CHI, NCGA, Ars Electronica, BEAP, and V2 art shows. His computer mediated art works probe issues such as World Wide Web & telecommunications; artificial intelligence and robotics; hypermedia and the structure of information; GPS and the sense of place; synthetic voice; and biological & environmental sen-sing. He has written numerous articles on these subjects and pub-lished four books, the most recent of which is “Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science and Technology” published by MIT Press in November, 2002. He won the Prize of Distinction in Ars Electronica’s international competitions for interactive art and several honorary mentions. He is Head of the Conceptual/Information Arts program at San Francisco State University. He was selected as artist in residence at Xerox PARC and NTT Research labs. He has been a developer for Apple, Articulate Systems and other companies and principal investi-gator in National Science Foundation research projects to investigate the relationship of new technologies to education.