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Jay David Bolter

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Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
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United States
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1951
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Jay David Bolter is Wesley Chair of New Media at the Georgia Institute of Technology and co-Director of the Augmented Environments Lab (AEL) there. He is the author of Turing's Man: Western Culture in the Computer Age (1984); Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing, (1991; second edition 2001); Remediation (1999), with Richard Grusin; and Windows and Mirrors (2003), with Diane Gromala.

In addition to writing about new media, Bolter collaborates in the construction of new digital media forms. With Michael Joyce, he created Storyspace, one of the early hypertext authoring system. Now, with the AEL collaborators at Georgia Tech including Profs Blair MacIntyre and Maria Engberg, Bolter helps to create on applications for entertainment, education, and cultural heritage. The platform for these applications is the AEL's Argon browser for smart phones and tablets.

(www.jdbolter.net)

Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
Architectures for Volatile Hypertext Conference paper or presentation 1991
Augmented Reality Article or chapter in a book Johns Hopkins University Press 2014
Catharsis and Flow: Two Modes in Our Media Culture Invited lecture 2011
Cultural Narrative in Augmented Reality Conference paper or presentation 2000
Digital Culture and the End of the University Conference paper or presentation 2011
Digital Literature and the Modernist Problem Conference paper or presentation 2010
Digital Literature and the Modernist Problem Article in an online journal DHQ Digital Humanities Quarterly 2011
Digital Media and Art: Always Already Complicit? Review Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts 2007
Digital Plenitude and Popular Modernism Keynote address 2016
Hypertext and Creative Writing Conference paper or presentation 1987
Media studies, mobile augmented reality, and interaction design Article in a print journal ACM interactions 2013
Remediation Article in a print journal Configurations 1996
Remediation: Understanding New Media Book (monograph) The MIT Press 1999
STORYSPACE: a Tool for Interaction, Report to the Markle Foundation Regarding G85105, Conference paper or presentation, Other 1986
Windows and Mirrors Book (monograph) The MIT Press 2003
Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print Book (monograph) Routledge 2001
Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing Book (monograph) Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 1991
Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing, 2nd ed. Book (monograph) Routledge 2001
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