From the start, the editors made it clear that the electronic book review would be about more than reviewing books.
A call for (and example of) material studies of software from Matt Kirschenbaum, spurred by the Digital Arts and Culture conference, 2000.
Pattern, absence, routine, return - Dave Ciccoricco mulls the shape(s) in Michael Joyce's new paper novel, Liam's Going
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.
Techno-poet Stephanie Strickland surveys the digital artistic practices of her peers and presents a "paradigm for interaction."
Camille Utterback exposits "embodied interaction with symbolic spaces" – the body and language of digital art.
Matthew Kirschenbaum rethinks the final section of First Person in light of "five basic strategies for furthering the history of reading."