On Open Access Publishing

This article exploring the issues involved in open access publishing was commissioned by the Society for Critical Exchange, and was published on their website in…

On Teaching Infinite Jest**

During Summer 2009, hundreds of people formed a series of online and in-person reading groups focused around David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, inspired by blogger…

In Memoriam**

After the death of my friend and colleague, David Wallace, I published an essay on Planned Obsolescence that attempted to express the enormity of the…

Peer-to-Peer Review**

This essay, which now forms part of chapter 1 of Planned Obsolescence and was originally published as part of an online conference entitled Scientific Publications…

Obsolescence

This article was commissioned by PMLA editor Patricia Yaeger after my December 2007 presentation at the Modern Language Association convention, and was published in the…

Introducing MediaCommons**

This article was written for if:book, the blog of the Institute for the Future of the Book, as an introduction to the MediaCommons project.