Tag: marx

New Media: Its Utility and Liability for Literature and for Life


This formulation by Joseph Tabbi is being reprinted with permission from the University of Minnesota Press’s remixthebook. The original online version can be found here: http://www.remixthebook.com/new-media-its-utility-and-liability-for-lite…

Histories of the Future


Steve Shaviro reviews Tomorrow Now by Bruce Sterling, a book that (for an eminent cyberpunk novelist) is perhaps too sane and sensible.

Two Gestures, While Waiting for a Third


Juggling economies and unknotting threads, Victor Vitanza pulls back to drop the curtain, theoretically, on The Politics of Information.

The Two Ulmers in e-Media Studies: Vehicle and Driver


Craig Saper ingeniously interprets Gregory Ulmer as an object of study, as both a vehicle and driver of signification.

Avant-PoPoMo Now


Ronald Sukenick turns hypercapitalism inside out, and finds no place to hide.

Something Is Happening, Mr. Jones


Marjorie Perloff on the surprising viability of art and poetry - everywhere
but in universities.

Virtual Communities?: Public Spheres and Public Intellectuals on the Internet


Can electronic conversations reconstitute Bérubé’s lost public sphere? A Marxist analysis by Jamie Daniel.

What’s Left: Materialist Responses to the Internet


Urging adaptibility and breadth, Mark Poster takes issue with the niches bored by early Internet critiques.

Prospects for a Materialist Informatics: An Interview with Donna Haraway


Lisa Nakamura questions Donna Haraway about race, speed, and the cyborg.

Sim Capital: General Intellect, World Market, Species Being, and the Video Game


Nick Dyer-Witheford figures the place of video games in the global market, drawing on Marx’s “species being” for scratch paper.