Alexander R. Galloway
Artist and computer programmer. Lives in New York City. As the founding member of the Radical Software Group (RSG), he is the creator of Carnivore, a networked surveillance tool based on the notorious FBI software of the same name. Carnivore has been exhibited internationally and won a Golden Nica at Ars Electronica 2002. Alex's first book, PROTOCOL, or, How Control Exists After Decentralization, was published in 2003 by The MIT Press.
Galloway is Assistant Professor of Media Ecology, Department of Culture and Communication at the New York University. His scholarly interests include: digital media, computer networks, software, new media art, video games, semiotics, film and video, critical theory.
- Alex Galloway. Protocol: How Control Exists After Decentralization. MIT Press, 2003. ISBN 0-262-07247-5.
- Alex Galloway. Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture. 2006. ISBN 0816648514. http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/G/galloway_gaming.html
- Stefan Hechenberger. Interview with Alex Galloway. summer 2004. http://switch.sjsu.edu/v19/00002e