"The medium, or process, of our time-electronic technology-is reshaping and restructuring patterns of social interdependence and every aspect of personal life. It is forcing us to reconsider and reevaluate practically every thought, every action, and every institution formerly taken for granted" - Marshall McLuhan
Self is as meaningless a term in the hive as faith was in the factory.
Man, woman, black, white, animal, metal, born or made are categories of biological paradigm and inappropriate in the bit stream.
Cyberia demands multiplicity of identity as self once again becomes a process.
Please read Sandy Stone's Violation and Virtuality: Two cases of physical and psychological boundary transgression and their implications