Evidence
Volume 1 Issue 1, Fall 2005
Excerpt from Evidence's Issue Introduction:
"For as long as we have been thinking about, designing, and programming this inaugural issue of Vectors, a war has been taking place half way around the world."
Mobility
Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2006
Excerpt from Mobility's Issue Introduction:
"Processed, parsed, and analyzed data cannot produce change in a country that has abandoned its domestic infrastructure, neglected the poor, and failed to realize the hopes and possibilities of the Civil Rights era (not to mention the Emancipation era."
Ephemera
Volume 2 Issue 1, Fall 2006
Excerpt from Ephemera's Issue Introduction:
"Likewise the computer you are now using will one day crash or become obsolete, perhaps taking its prodigious memory with it, an eventuality that suggests the alarming impermanence of digital media while it hints mischievously at our own mortality."
Perception
Volume 2 Issue 2, Winter 2007
Excerpt from Perception's Issue Introduction:
"Pilots, he asserted, just 'saw things differently' and had an 'easier time' during the war, a veiled reference to the devastation left behind in the wake of planes like his, a consequence his aerial perspective made easier to disavow."
Difference
Volume 3 Issue 1, Fall 2007
Excerpt from Difference's Issue Introduction:
" Over the last several years, I have simultaneously been doing two very different kinds of writing about new technology, one examining race and digital media, often in relation to representation and identity, and one engaging the formal and phenomenological structures of new media."
Memory
Volume 3 Issue 2, Summer 2012
Excerpt from Memory's Issue Introduction:
"Of course, the first Gulf War resulted in its own syndrome, a combination of chronic fatigue, loss of muscle control, headaches, dizziness, and yes, memory loss."
Current Projects - Current Issue
Volume 4 Issue 1, Fall 2013
Excerpt from Current Projects' Issue Introduction:
"With the launch of these two projects by Emily Thompson and McKenzie Wark, Vectors proudly takes the next step in its evolution as a publisher and distributor of leading edge digital scholarship."