Combining insights from textual analysis and software studies, a number of assumptions about the ephemeral nature of digital systems are thoroughly undone and reconceived . . . useful conceptual distinctions are offered, with far-reaching consequences for debates in the field of new media more generally, including a detailed explanation of how von Neumann architectures offer a working model of immateriality via the implementation of a vast material cascade of affordances.Plus, Michael Dieter did a longish interview with me exclusive to the newsstand edition.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
A cool new review in neural magazine: