Bennett Voyles' retrospective on the apolitical Nineties, and the fate of democratic electronic activism without content.
A personal account by novelist Joseph McElroy of the WTC crash (that is: a structure of some outside and inside project encompassing one individual).
A first-person narrative of Hactivism, Performance, and growing up at the U.S./Mexico Border from Fran Ilich.
Over 800 pages, the New Media Reader does not exhaust its subject; it even sets the stage for a companion volume.
Marc Bousquet introduces a forthcoming Altx critical e-book, hosted online by ebr, appearing in five sections through the Fall of 2003. A new ebr thread, Technocapitalism, is built around its concerns.
Picking up Lance Olsen's theme of thinking as digestion, Michael Martone chews on what's Avant Garde about Baltimore.
Further on Gertrude Stein, Carole Maso, and the avant garde in U.S. fiction from Lidia Yuknavitch.
Steve Shaviro reviews Tomorrow Now by Bruce Sterling, a book that (for an eminent cyberpunk novelist) is perhaps too sane and sensible.