A cutting‑edge media history on a perennially fascinating
topic, which attempts to answer the crucial question: Who is in
charge, the servant or the master?
Though classic servants like the butler or the governess have
largely vanished, the Internet is filled with servers: web, ftp,
mail, and others perform their daily drudgery, going about their
business noiselessly and unnoticed. Why then are current‑day
digital drudges... more...