The first print edition of the online art magazine nowCulture is now in bookstores. It contains a roundtable discussion on “Aesthetics, Audiences, and Histories” with Katherine Parrish, Kenneth Goldsmith, Megan Sapnar, Al Filreis, Scott Ambrose Reilly, Robert Kendall, Diane Greco, M.D. Coverley (Marjorie C. Luesbrink), Talan Memmott, Jason Nelson, Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley, with an introduction by Thomas Swiss. You can also order the issue through the Web site. Copies are $10.
Brenda Laurel’s Utopian Entrepreneur is reviewed by Rita Lauria, Geert Lovink, & Leslie Regan Shade. Information Technology in Context: Studies from the Perspective of Developing Countries, Chrisanthi Avgerou & Geoff Walsham, eds. is reviewed by John Daly. Takahiko Iimura’s Observer/Observed and Other Works of Video Semiology is reviewed by Linda Leung, with a response from Takahiko Iimura. (RCCS)
Spring’s title is “Computers, Writing, Research, and Learning in the Lab.” Subjects include “Teaching with technology”; “Multimedia development, multi-user domains, and role-playing”; “Interpreting languages; imagining disability.”
[Link updated April 2005]