electronic book review
digital futures of literature, theory, criticism, and the arts
Phoebe Sengers praises the optimistic, self-aware conversation mapped by Warren Sack and First Person.
Camille Utterback's physical poetics, re-symbolized.
Johanna Drucker counters hands-off poetics with practice.
Computers abstract from true/false to host letters, pixels, and Nick Montfort's riposte.
Chris Crawford considers Zimmerman's definitions.
Simon Penny recalls that the origins of the human-computer interface, politicized by a military heritage, are now explored by artist-enigineers who chaperone fragmentation and dissent.
Eric Zimmerman modifies Gonzalo Frasca's game strategy with a strategic patch.
Eugene Thacker sees ethical acting as a potential stumbling block, one that trips up technological complicity.
The "cognitive entailments" of a reader, or "interactor," are where Katherine Hayles redirects the new aesthetics of electronic textuality.
Richard Schechner remembers the real-life side of interaction.
Electronic Book Review (ebr ) is an online, open access, peer-reviewed journal of critical writing produced and published by the emergent digital literary network.