Will curators join auto workers, mailmen, and the Detroit City Police Department in the ranks of those replaced by machines? Google’s “Search by Image” changes curating, whether or not we, as viewers, are ready.
Is net art as democratic as it thinks it is, and does it matter? Although Internet-based art may be more immediately “available” than your average masterwork, the viewer's relationship to net art is still governed by principles of physical interaction. It seems we should be able to anticipate the future of net art by looking at prior artwork that relied on a similar existence and mode of interaction.