Software studies

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Matthew Fuller (ed.), Software Studies: A Lexicon, 2008, Log.
Olga Goriunova (ed.), Fun and Software: Exploring Pleasure, Paradox and Pain in Computing, 2014. Log.


Book series[edit]

Software Studies (MIT Press) [1]

Edited by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Winnie Soon, Jichen Zhu and Noah Wardrip-Fruin (since 2022); formerly by Matthew Fuller, Lev Manovich, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin.

Other books[edit]

Journal issues, book chapters, papers, articles, theses[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Friedrich Kittler, "There Is No Software", Stanford Literature Review, 9:1 (Spring 1992), pp 81-90; repr. in CTheory, 18 Oct 1995; repr. in Electronic Culture, ed. Timothy Druckrey, New York: Aperture, 1996, pp 331-337; repr. in Kittler, Literature, Media, Information Systems, ed. John Johnston, Amsterdam, 1997, pp 147-155.
    • "Es gibt keine Software", in Writing/écriture/Schrift, ed. Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Munich, 1992; repr. in Kittler, Draculas Vermächtnis. Technische Schriften, Leipzig: Reclam, 1993, pp 225-242. (German)
  • Félix Guattari, "A propos des machines", Chimeres 19 (Spring 1993). Originally given as a lecture in November 1990 at the 'Cinema et Litterature: Le temps des machines' conference organised by the Centre de recherche et d'action culturelle de Valence. (French)
    • "On Machines", trans. Vivian Constantinopoulos, in Journal of Philosophy and the Visual Arts 6, ed. Andrew Benjamin, London: Academy Editions, 1995, pp 8-12. [16]
    • "Über Maschinen", in Ästhetik und Maschinismus. Texte zu und von Félix Guattari, ed. Henning Schmidgen, Berlin, 1995, pp 115-132. (German)

See also[edit]

Software art, Evil media, Cultural transcoding, Digital humanities