Tag: autopoiesis

Interferences: [Net.Writing] and the Practice of Codework


Rita Raley on the varieties of code/text, as discovered in the object-oriented aesthetic of Mez, Ted Warnell, Talan Memmott, Alan Sondheim, and others.

Observing the Observers of Systems and Environments


Linda Brigham reviews the Spring and Fall 1995 issues of Cultural Critique.

New Media Studies


Scott Rettberg introduces ‘New Media Studies’: a cluster of reviews, and a term (similar in its emergence to the term ‘Postmodernism’).

9/11 Emerging


A personal account by novelist Joseph McElroy of the WTC crash (that is: a structure of some outside and inside project encompassing one individual).

Capitalist Construction


Against the conflation of Islamic and economic fundamentalisms (William S. Wilson responds to Nick Spenser).

Are We Posthuman Yet?


Linda Brigham reads How We Became Posthuman the way Katherine Hayles reads novels: as a story that resists both linearity and the analytical ardor of attempts at humanist ordering.

Printed Privileges


Carsten Schinko on Niklas Luhmann’s Analogue Loyalty.

A Gathering of Threads


The culmination of ebr version 2.0 (an html- and java-based Web production), the spring 1999 “gathering of threads” introduced an important component into the journal design: the thREAD that actively conducts readers among affiliated essays.

Materialism at the Millennium


Geoffrey Winthrop-Young gets inside De Landa’s total history.

Against Autopoiesis


Brian Lennon, who at the time of the discussions was reviewing a book on experimental poetry and poetics, joined the END CONSTRUCTION discussion as its first phase was winding down.