Over 800 pages, the New Media Reader does not exhaust its subject; it even sets the stage for a companion volume.
Joseph Tabbi reviews Joe Conte's Design and Debris and gauges the argument for chaotics-as-aesthetics across media.
For all the talk of cyber-difference, screens still behave like pages. The contributors in section six have developed, in response, a digital aesthetics unlike that of print.
John Cayley dadas up the digital, revealing similarities of type across two normally separate, unequal categories: image and text. "Neither lines nor pixels but letters," finally, unite.
On the occasion of the 2003 Fitzpatrick O'Dinn Award publication, Alan Sondheim asks some questions of formally constrained literature. The more strict the constraints, the more open, free, and plentiful the questions.
a short fiction by Harry Mathews