Editorial - The Daily Universal Register, Jan 3 1785:

By Simon Worthington & Pauline van Mourik Broekman , 30 November 1994

To the Public.

To bring out a New Paper at the prefent day, when fo many others are already aftablifhed and confirmed in the public opinion, is certainly an arduous undertaking, and no one can be more fully aware of its difficulties than I am: I, nevertheless, entertain very fanguine hopes, that the nature of the plan on which this paper will be conducted, will enfure it a moderate fhare at leafs of public favour.

Themed to examine the effects computer networks will have on art, this issue of mute asks: "Can art survive the 20th century?" It has become more an examination of the relationship between human beings and technology than with art.