Here is short review of what should be an important short story:grandtextauto: ‘Literary Devices’. Richard Powers, the author, wrote Galatea 2.0 which proposes a humanities computing Turing test. (Computer must pass an English MA test.) In Literary Devices the author, Powers, interacts with a story generator.
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Design By Numbers is a book and a programming language that you can experiment with at this site. It is a simple language documented in Maeda’s book. The language is to introduce graphic designers to programming (designing by numbers!)
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Wagner in an essay on the “Outlines of the Artwork of the Future” argued that theatre (opera) was the most fully realised and free art as it combined all other arts. See the web site for Multimedia; From Wagner to Virtual Reality.
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“A Book of Surrealist Games” compiled by Alastair Brotchie and edited by Mel Gooding is a small collection of oulipian games with text and image that one can play (and which were played.) They suggest games that the computer could play with text.
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For Globalization we want to be able to search by or view results though maps (geospatial) and timelines (temporal). This is not new. What is the literature on such interfaces?
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John Maeda gave the opening talk at the ACH in Georgia. His work on small interactive art works, so of which play with type, seems to have been some of the earliest stuff of its kind.
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John Cayley (see P=R=O=G=R=A=M=M=A=T=O=L=O=G=Y) was mentioned by Marie-Laure Ryan in her ACH keynote about metalepsis.
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I am experimenting with Web slide shows or image albums. See here. The idea is to try different ways of using digital images and text together in a photographic essay.
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What is Extreme Programming? XP is a practice for programming that is social and iterative. It seems to run counter to traditional advice about how to programme and seems closer to real practice.
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