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The computer as a metamedium enables one to increasingly transcend space, which now becomes "artificial space", synthetic cyberspace. (The latter has resulted from the needs of the military/industrial complex for networks and flight simulators). The contraction of global interspaces through international medial attractions will be accompanied by a further instantiation of the media: hypermedia compression to a gravitational collapse awaits us, something that resembles the black hole, the psycho-social effects of which have surprises in store.