I write the weekly “Bitwise” column for Slate on technology and related issues. (Past columns available here.)
Other selected publications for 2013:
A long review of Thomas Pynchon’s Bleeding Edge in the context of his entire oeuvre, in The American Reader
The Cosmology of Serialized Television, in The American Reader
You Are What You Click: On Microtargeting, a piece for The Nation on Big Data and advertising.
The Resistance of Melancholics, a essay/memorial of Aaron Swartz for Triple Canopy.
Revenge of the Dryasdusts: Paul Hazard’s “The Crisis of the European Mind”, on Hazard’s freewheeling intellectual history of Europe.
Stanislaw Lem’s Summa Technologiae, an in-depth overview of this masterpiece of futurological speculation.
The Pythagorean Comma and the Howl of the Wolf, an essay on music, cosmology, and infinity in Laszlo Krasznahorkai’s brilliant novel, The Melancholy of Resistance.
Archimedes’ Mindscrew, an essay on the work of British artists Thomson & Craighead.
For a more extensive listing, please see Publications.
Awash in a Sea of Text (Zeitraum, Ars Electronica Futurelab)