Tag: hypertext

PMC editor Stuart Moulthrop responds


On the futures of electronic scholarship - an exchange among editors.

Metadiversity: On the Unavailability of Alternatives to Information


Tempering the myth of global variety, David Golumbia processes the dominance of English in digital environments - and a highly standardized English at that.

The Contour of a Contour


Despite talk of endings and absences at Eastgate Systems, Dave Ciccoricco investigates continuities in the work of Michael Joyce and Mark Bernstein.

Teaching the Cyborg (5 of 5)


The Politics of Information: fifth and final installment under the Technocapitalist thread.

Positioning Hypertext in Chomsky's Hierarchy of Grammars


Jim Rosenberg sends a shot of grammar straight across the bow of Nick Montfort’s controversial Cybertext review, adding volume to a volley already in progress

The Materiality of Technotexts


A book about books conscious of their materiality, N. Katherine Hayles’ Writing Machines draws praise from Raine Koskimaa for its own media consciousness, and blame for embodied emphasis.

New Media Studies


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

The Pleasure (and Pain) of Link Poetics


Entering the cyberdebates, Scott Rettberg moves beyond technique and proposes a more generative approach to hypertext, in which an author’s intention and poetic purpose have a role.

Texts and Tools


Bringing the queston of ‘textuality’ into the cyberdebates, and refusing the conservative oppostion between contemplative reading and gaming, Daniel Punday argues that critics should embrace spinoff culture as a model for electronic writing.

The Museum of Hyphenated Media


New media in a book, metafiction in hypertext: the printed book, as yet, is the more hospitable medium. (The New Media Reader; Figurski at Findhorn on Acid.)