Quittner, Josh. “Read Any Good Webs Lately?”

Newsday 16 June 1992. Retrieved 31 Aug. 2005: 63. http://eserver.org/cyber/newsday.txt

News article about technologically-enabled texts, including Agrippa; also features a sidebar about the specific code used to generate Agrippa‘s self-encrypting text.

“Pay close attention if you read “Agrippa,” a short story written for the computer by science fiction author William Gibson. It turns to gibberish after you view it…During the past few years, dozens of writers have been experimenting with a brave new way to tell stories. Rather than simply placing traditional books on computer disks, as some publishers have done, they are using the computer as an instrument with its own powerful voice–and creating literature that couldn’t exist without it. ”