Matthew G. Kirschenbaum (http://www.glue.umd.edu/~mgk) is Assistant Professor of English and Digital Studies at University of Maryland, College Park.
Matt Kirschenbaum, a longtime ebr contributor who actually does some programming and much reading in electronic environments, sought to ground the discussion.
Matt Kirschenbaum reviews Remediation by Richard Grusin and Jay David Bolter.
Matt Kirschenbaum on Richard Coyne's philosophical treatment of technographics.
Following Katherine Hayles, Matthew Kirschenbaum agrees that materiality matters.
Over 800 pages, the New Media Reader does not exhaust its subject; it even sets the stage for a companion volume.
A call for (and example of) material studies of software from Matt Kirschenbaum, spurred by the Digital Arts and Culture conference, 2000.
Matthew Kirschenbaum rethinks the final section of First Person in light of "five basic strategies for furthering the history of reading."