An argument against the collapse of categories by an author who has, yes, himself perpetrated a few codeworks.
Following Katherine Hayles, Matthew Kirschenbaum agrees that materiality matters.
Matt Kirschenbaum reviews Remediation by Richard Grusin and Jay David Bolter.
Linda Brigham reviews Katherine Hayles’ My Mother was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts.
Reading Stephanie Strickland’s V: Losing L’una/WaveSon.nets/Vniverse, Jaishree Odin explores the implications of the paradigm shift from modernity to postmodernity for our understanding of reading, writing and living.
Salvatore Proietti straddles science and fiction to offer an interpretation of a McElroy Cyborg.
Joseph Tabbi reviews Joe Conte’s Design and Debris and gauges the argument for chaotics-as-aesthetics across media.
Marjorie Perloff on the surprising viability of art and poetry - everywhere
but in universities.
hypertext? cybertext? hypermedia? webart? while new media critics debate the terms, Talan Memmott has produced the thing itself, a creative use of applied technology.
A review of Writing Machines, building on a number of the book’s earlier reviewers in ebr and elsewhere.