A new anthology, Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society, edited by Tarleton Gillespie and Pablo Boczkowski and Kirsten Foot, is now officially available from MIT Press. Contributors include Geoffrey Bowker, Finn Brunton, Gabriella Coleman, Gregory Downey, Steven Jackson, Christopher Kelty, Leah Lievrouw, Sonia Livingstone, Ignacio Siles, Jonathan Sterne, Lucy Suchman, and Fred Turner.

The authors have shared the introduction of the anthology and Tarleton Gillespie’s essay essay “The Relevance of Algorithms”, also part of  the anthology on Culture Digitally, an online forum that examines contemporary cultural production and information technology.