Saturday, January 02, 2010

Blue Ribbon Book Time

The MLA awarded its prestigious first book prize to Virtualpolitik friend Matt Kirschenbaum for the excellent Mechanisms from MIT Press. Kirschenbaum's work in software studies, specifically in hardware studies and material culture has justifiably won him accolades, and he recently Skyped in during the Digital Arts and Culture Conference at UC Irvine. Of course, the irony was the fact that MIT Press was not represented among the convention's exhibitors, even though there were a number of authors from the publishing house presenting at the convention.

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