In December 1994 Kevin Hughes, then of Menlo Park, California, published privately version 1.0 of a pioneering cultural and historical work entitled From Webspace to Cyberspace.
"August 6, 1995 Announcing the release of "From Webspace to Cyberspace", a primer for the Age of the Internet. Originally released as an internal white paper at EIT in December 1994, it is now freely available. It is the sequel to "Entering the World-Wide Web: A Guide to Cyberspace".
A brief history and overview of the World-Wide Web
An overview of today's online collaborative systems and descriptions of future work
An introduction to true cyberspace: what it means, media analyses, common myths, and applications of virtual environment technology
Future VRML issues, new tools, VRML browsers, world elements, and cyberspacial design guidelines
Descriptions of next generation VRML browsers and an analysis of navigation methods
Current and future trends in human-computer interface design, new environments, basic layouts, vision-related issues, and input/output devices
Three-dimensional world design guidelines, with examples and never before seen 3D prototypes of collaborative spaces and universes developed at EIT
The future of the Internet: current problems with the World-Wide Web, new business models, new media, culture acceleration, and what cyberspace needs
It also includes the "History of Cyberspace", five
parallel timelines with almost 1,000 events that track:
Influential popular media and events of the last 500
The history of the Internet
The history of VR and VRML
The history of hypertext, hypermedia, and the World-Wide Web
The history of computers" (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-talk/msg01457.html, accessed 12-04-2013).
In December 2013 version 1.1 of Hughes's paper, produced in July 1995, was available at this link.