A very valuable, very original, and very significant contribution to the field of media studies and cultural theory.(Tilman Baumgärtel, media critic, and author of net.art and net.art 2.0 - New Material towards Net Art)
Expressing some startling new lines of thought with refreshingly straightforward clarity, Galloway reminds all of us why thinking about networks and their protocols is so relevant to our time. From FTP to fluxus or Deleuze to DNS, these are the connections that need to be made between the models competing to be our reality.(Douglas Rushkoff, author of Media Virus, Coercion, and Nothing Sacred)
An engaging methodological hybrid of the Frankfurt School and UNIX for Dummies.... Galloway brings the uncool question of morality back into critical thinking.(Ed Halter The Village Voice)
Galloway is one of the very few people who are equally well versed in poststructuralist cultural theory and computer programming.(Steven Shaviro The Pinocchio Theory Weblog)
Protocol...is a book on computer science written by someone who's not a computer scientist, and that's a good thing.(Gary Singh Metro)
Alexander R. Galloway is Assistant Professor of Media Ecology at New York University.