ms = Douglas Coupland. Microserfs. New York: Regan Books, 1995 (references are to the paperback edition).

id = William Gibson. Idoru. London: Penguin Books, 1996 (originally New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons; references are to the trade paperback edition where numbering is the same as the hardback).

sg = Christopher Dewdney. The Secular Grail. Toronto: Somerville House, 1993. (especially as quoted and commented on by Simon Perril in ‘Poetry and Artificial Intelligence,’ forthcoming in the Proceedings of Assembling Alternatives: An International Poetry Conference/Festival. This meeting was held at the University of New Hampshire in September 1996; the Proceedings will be published by the Wesleyan University Press in 1998.)