So I’ve been slowly reading S by Abrams and Dorst, and slowly expanding my Twitter horizons with respect to bots, and today, I came across a really interesting app/tool that crossed the streams, so to speak.
It’s called Telescopic Text. Not unlike Tapestry, it’s an application that lets you write...
Apropos of positively nothing:
I was thinking just now about -aholic as our kludgy suffix for addiction, as in workaholic, chocoholic, danceaholic, Brookaholic (okay, that last one isn’t real). I figured that it must have come originally from alcoholic, but alcohol doesn’t match up with my spotty recollection of Greek...
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Literature is not Data: Against Digital Humanities -:
Meaning is mushy. Meaning falls apart. Meaning is often ugly, stewed out of weakness and failure. It is as human as the body, full of crevices and prey to diseases. It requires courage and a certain comfort with impurity...
Clinamen » Making Machines:
A few years ago, I began thinking about using the “mashup” as a method for generating theoretical concepts…I asked students to mashup rhetorical theorists, and I even carried out some of these mashups myself. I began to consider using this method as part...