After reading the first chapter of Manovich's The Language of New Media, I am not fully convinced by all of Manovich's arguments. One argument I have a particularly hard time agreeing with is his argument of the variability of new media. Manovich believes new media to be "something that can exist in different, potentially infinite versions" (36). Manovich believes this variability to be made possible by the modular nature of new media. My as new media has grown to be a larger part in my life my experiences have led me to believe otherwise.