Gibson Aleph: Agrippa

William Gibson aleph – essential information collection is a site dedicated to the work of William Gibson. They have images and the text of the poem Agrippa (1992) that was issued on a floppy that was coded to erase itself as you read. The floppy was in encased in art by Dennis Ashbrough that was supposed to likewise fade. The book/disk was published in 1992 by Kevin Begos Publishing, New York. This link came from Matt Kirschenbaum.

Fallen Sites

In response to a post on the Humanist Discussion Group about online ruins and grottoes, Vika Zafrin pointed at The Fall of the Site of Marsha by Rob Wittig of tank20.com. The Fall of the Site of MARSHA has three instants of a site by a character Marsha about angels that is then vandalized (possibly) by angels. It is an original work that develops a narrative around defacement of a web site and the arguments between the authors and hackers on the site.