In the article Overture many aspects of the computer and new media technology is discussed beginning at its conception. The computer began as a way for scientists to calculate data. Later it was made available as a way to connect to others and exchange information. The creation of the hyperlink was crucial to the personal computer as well as the creation of the internet. The article also discusses how artists have made a significant impact on the development of technology. This is done in the creative ways they utilize the material. Another main point was that of virtual reality and the way it has expanded from its beginning phases.