This essay deals with the concept of the mortality in the virtual space following the article: The Mortality of the Virtual: Real-time, Archive and Dead-time in Information Networks by Adrian Mackenzie. The content is based on the basic introduction to context – specifically in the terms of relationship between human and death, and between human and technology. The most important aspect is reflection of the virtual on the cultural basis. The virtual culture is characterized as an interaction between two dynamic processes: real-time and archive. Everything that has culture produced is to be placed in electronic archive. Death is something that might resist – which entails understanding of its relation to the virtual.
MACKENZIE, A. The Mortality of the Virtual: Real-time, Archive and Dead-time in Information Networks. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. 1997-06-01, vol. 3, issue 2, s. 59-71. DOI: 10.1177/135485659700300208. Dostupné z:http://con.sagepub.com/cgi/doi/10.1177/135485659700300208.