Matthew Kirschenbaum

Matthew Kirschenbaum is professor of English and Digital Studies at the University of Maryland. His books include Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing (Harvard University Press, 2016) and, most recently, Bitstreams: The Future of Digital Literary Heritage (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021).


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Paper Jamming

Matthew Kirschenbaum travels back to 1990s New York with Tamara Shopsin’s “LaserWriter II.”...


What Is an @uthor?

It’s clear that our media today capture and contain authorial presence with unprecedented levels of abundance. But the total recall and total information awareness that characterize these interactions are further complicated by the focalizing powers of hashtags, filters, and notifications."...

What Is an @uthor?
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