Lev Manovich published a .doc and .pdf of his upcoming book Software Takes Command online. You may download it, send in suggestions and remarks and design your own cover. Here’s my design for Software Takes Command by Lev Manovich using an image I took while visiting the Software Studies Workshop led by Manovich at UCSD.
Last week I gave a lecture on ‘Blogging, software standards and template culture’ at the Dutch Film Festival at the SuperPowerPointCinema mini-conference with Bruce Sterling and Eboman organized by Mieke Gerritzen and Koert van Mensvoort. Blogging, software standards and template culture View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: blogging software_studies) I do not have… Read more Slides and notes from my presentation on Blogging, Software Standards and Template Culture
Tomorrow I will give a lecture (in English) on ‘Blogging, software standards and template culture’ in Utrecht at the Dutch Film Festival. Unfortunately Lev Manovich won’t be able to make it but Eboman and Bruce Sterling are! We’d love to see you there. General Information Mini Conferentie SuperPowerPointCinema Datum: Woensdag 1 Oktober Locatie Hoogt1, Utrecht… Read more Lecture on ‘Blogging, software standards and template culture’
In February I graduated cum laude with a thesis on blog software and search engines titled ‘Blogging for Engines. Blogs under the Influence of Software-Engine Relations.’ It aims to add the study of software-engine relations to the emerging field of Software Studies, which may open up a new avenue in the field by accounting for… Read more Blogging for Engines. Blogs under the Influence of Software-Engine Relations
This review of the Software Studies Lexicon was written in June 2007 after Matthew Fuller was kind enough to send me a sneak preview pre-publication copy. I sent the PDF of the Software Studies Review to Fuller to which he replied with some insightful remarks on my suggestion for a digital working environment, see update… Read more Review: Software Studies a Lexicon Edited by Matthew Fuller
Warren Sack, Alexander Galloway, Greg Elmer and Anat Ben-David explore the contents of networks. The Summer Talks are hosted by Richard Rogers. The program is part of the 10-year Jubilee of Govcom.org, the group responsible for the Issue Crawler and other info-political tools for the Web. It is also part of the Digital Methods Summer… Read more Amsterdam New Media Summer Talks: Networked Content