Where Computer Science and Cultural Studies Collide. The Chronicle of Higher Education. January 23, 2009.
"Academic study of new media is increasingly spawning more specialized inquiry: Game studies, software studies, critical-code studies, even platform studies are all buzzwords in the field. One high-profile meeting last year at the University of California at San Diego, hosted by Lev Manovich and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, brought together an international array of scholars, artists, and technologists, including many of the names mentioned in the accompanying article, to discuss "the meaning of studying software cultures, and the direction and goals of software studies as an emerging movement."