WRITINGS, INTERVIEWS, and REVIEWS
- Tolga Taluy, "Interview," for Season 18: A curatorial project by Session 18 of l'Ecole du Magasin (Ecole du Magasin, Grenoble, France, 2009)
- Trebor Scholz, "Interview with Warren Sack on New Media Art Education," in nettime-l, Monday 24 January 2005
- Joseph Dumit, "Artificial Participation: An Interview with Warren Sack," Zeroing in on the Year 2000: The Final Edition (Late Editions, 8) George E. Marcus, Editor (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000)
Selected Online Reviews
- Dave Barton, "The Tech/Art Installations at the UCI Beall Center Reveal Ghosts In the Machine," Orange County Weekly (January 28, 2009)
- Marisa Olson, "Digital Art Under the Sun," Rhizome.org (January 13, 2009)
- Christiane Paul, "Digital Art/Public Art: Governance and Agency in the Networked Commons," in First Monday: Peer Reviewed Journal on the Internet (Special Issue #7: Command Lines: The Emergence of Governance in Global Cyberspace)
- Steve Dietz, "Public Sphere_s," in Medien Kunst Netz 2 / Media Art Net 2: Thematische Schwerpunkte / Key Topics, Vol. 2, Rudolf Frieling and Dieter Daniels, editors (Springer Wien, 2005).
- Matt Mirapaul, New York Times, Arts Section, "Cross-Cultural Ventures With Digital Artworks"; review of the Walker Art Center show with particular emphasis on and large image of the "Translation Map," Monday, February 17, 2003, mention on page B1; full article on page B3
- Frances Richard, "Utterance is place enough: mapping conversation," Cabinet Magazine: A quarterly magazine of art and culture, Issue 2, Spring 2001 (pp. 76-81).
Selected Book Chapters
- "Aesthetics of Information Visualization," to appear in Context Providers, Christiane Paul, Victoria Vesna, and Margot Lovejoy, Editors (Bristol, UK: Intellect, forthcoming)
- with John Kelly and Michael Dale, "Searching the Net for Differences of Opinion," in Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice, Todd Davies and Seeta Gangadharan (editors), University of Chicago Press, forthcoming; an earlier version of this appeared in the Proceedings of the Second Conference on Online Deliberation: Design, Research, and Practice, Stanford University, May 2005; and, also in the Working Papers Series, Center on Organizational Innovation, Columbia University.
- "Memory," in Software Studies: A Lexicon, Matthew Fuller, editor (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008)
- "Picturing the Public," in Structures of Digital Participation, Joseph Karaganis, Editor (New York: SSRC Press, 2008): pp. 164-174.
- "Discourse Architecture and Very Large-Scale Conversations," in Digital Formations: IT and New Architectures in the Global Realm, Robert Latham and Saskia Sassen, Editors (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005).
- "Agonistics: A Language Game," in Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy, Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel, Editors (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005)
- "Information and Communication Technologies," in Shock and Awe: War on Words, Bregje van Eekelen, Jennifer Gonzalez, Bettina Stoetzer, Anna Tsing, Editors (Santa Cruz, CA: New Pacific Press, 2004)
- "Reply to Phoebe Sengers and Rebecca Ross" and "Reply to Jill Walker," in First Person: New Media as Story, Performance, and Game, Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Pat Harrigan, Editors (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004)
- "On-Line Language Games," in Papers (series of 12 journals; first edition 500) Katie Holten, Editor (Limited Edition for the 50th Venice Biennale, Irish Pavilion, Italy, November 2003). Note: Katie Holten was Ireland's artist-representative at the 50th Venice Biennale and the edited Papers is her art piece for the Biennale.
- "Actor-Role Analysis: Ideology, Point of View and the News," in New Perspectives on Narrative Perspective, Will Van Peer and Seymour Chatman, Editors (New York: SUNY Press, 2001)
- with Elliot Soloway, "From PROUST to CHIRON: Intelligent Tutoring System Design as Iterative Engineering; Intermediate Results are Important!," in Computer Assisted Instruction and Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Shared Issues and Complementary Approaches, Jill Larkin, Carol Scheftic, and Robin Chabay, editors, (Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1992)
- "Artificial Intelligence," in The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Volume 1, Michael Kelly, editor-in-chief (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998): 123-130; an expanded version is "Network Aesthetics," in Database Aesthetics, Victoria Vesna, Editor (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2007)
Selected Journal Articles
- with Flore Barcellini, Françoise Détienne and Jean-Marie Burkhardt, "A socio-cognitive analysis of online design discussions in an Open Source Software community," in Interacting with Computers: The interdisciplinary journal of Human-Computer Interaction (Elsevier), Volume 20, Issue 1, January 2008: 141-165
- with Françoise Détienne, Jean-Marie Burkhardt, Flore Barcellini, Nicolas Ducheneaut and Dilan Mahendran, "A Methodological Framework for Socio-Cognitive Analyses of Collaborative Design of Open Source Software," Journal of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. Earlier version presented at the Workshop on Distributed Collective Practices, ACM CSCW, Chicago, November 2004.
- "What does a very large-scale conversation look like?" Leonardo: Journal of Electronic Art and Culture, Volume 35, Number 4, August 2002; earlier conference version in the Electronic Arts Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2001, Los Angeles, CA, August 2001: 88-95; and in the book First Person: New Media as Story, Performance, and Game, Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Pat Harrigan, Editors (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004)
- "Conversation Map: An Interface for Very Large-Scale Conversations," Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 17 No. 3, Winter 2001 pp. 73 - 92; earlier conference version appeared as "Discourse Diagrams: Interface Design for Very Large Scale Conversations" in the Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Persistent Conversations Track, Maui, HI: IEEE Computer Society, January 2000.
- "Mapping very large-scale conversations," Cabinet: A Quarterly magazine of art and culture, Issue 2, Spring 2001; earlier conference version appeared in the Proceedings of DIAC 2000: Shaping the Network Society: The Future of the Public Sphere in Cyberspace, Seattle, WA: Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, May 2000; reprinted in Katie Holten and others: Drawings. Instances. Collaborations + Texts, Katie Holten, Editor (Dublin, Ireland: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, 2002).
- "Artificial Human Nature," Design Issues, Volume 13, (Summer 1997): 55-64.
- "Painting Theory Machines," Art and Design (May 1996): 80-92.
Selected Conference, Workshop and Symposium Papers
- with Michael Dale, Abram Stern, and Mark Deckert, "System Demonstration: Metavid.org: A social website and open archive of congressional video," in Proceedings of dgo.2009: The 10th Annual International Conference on Digital Government: Social Networks: Making Connections between Citizens, Data, and Government, Puebla, Mexico, May 17-20, 2009. [The proceedings were published, but the conference was canceled due to the H1N1 virus.]
- with Jo Ann Sison, "What Makes a Search Engine Good for Democracy? Public Opinion Polling and the Evaluation of Software," presented at Tools for Participation: Collaboration, Deliberation, and Decision Support; Directions and Implications of Advanced Computing; Conference on Online Deliberation (DIAC-2008/OD2008) Berkeley, CA., June 26-29, 2008: pp. 13-22.
- with Tom Erickson and Susan Herring, "Workshop Description: Discourse Architectures: Designing and Visualizing Computer-Mediated Conversation," in the Proceedings of ACM CHI 2002, Minneapolis, MN, April 22nd, 2002.
- "Conversation Map: A Content-based Usenet Newsgroup Browser" in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, New Orleans, LA: Association for Computing Machinery, January 2000; reprinted in From Usenet to CoWebs: Interacting with Social Information Spaces, Christopher Lueg and Danyel Fisher, Editors (New York: Springer, 2002): pp. 92-109
- "Stories and Social Networks," in the Proceedings of the Workshop on Narrative Intelligence, Cape Cod, MA: American Association of Artificial Intelligence, November 1999; reprinted in Narrative Intelligence, Phoebe Sengers and Michael Mateas, Editors (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2002).
- "On the Computation of Point of View," in Proceedings of the National Conference of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 94), Student Papers, Seattle, WA, July 31-August 4, 1994.
- "Future News: Constructing the Audience Constructing the News," in Proceedings of WRITE-94, Vancouver, Canada, June 1994.
- with Marc Davis, "IDIC: Assembling Video Sequences from Story Plans and Content Annotations," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, Boston, MA, May 14-19, 1994.
- "Knowledge Compilation and the Language Design Game," in Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Second International Conference (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) Claude Frasson, Gilles Gauthier, and Gordon McCalla (editors), (Berlin: Spring-Verlag, 1992).
- "Design for Very Large-Scale Conversations," Dissertation (Ph.D. in the Media Arts and Sciences) MIT Media Laboratory, 2000.
Committee: Kenneth Haase, Walter Bender, John Rajchman, Krzysztof Wodiczko
- "Actor-Role Analysis: Ideology, Point of View, and the News," Thesis (S.M. in the Media Arts and Sciences) MIT Media Laboratory, 1994.
Committee: Kenneth Haase, Edith K.E. Ackermann, Teun A. van Dijk
- "Public Space, Public Discussion and Social Computing," Working Papers Series, Center on Organizational Innovation, Columbia University.
- "The Translation Map v0.02: A User's Manual" (2004)
- with Abbe Don (for a course given by Henry Lieberman and Hal Abelson) "Splicer: An Intelligent Video Editor", MIT Media Laboratory, Intelligent Interface Software Design Workshop (Spring 1993)
Book in Progress
Working Title: The Software Arts
- Introduction (Draft): available on request
- Chapter 1: Arithmetic (Draft): available on request