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Snap Preview Art

A new service that is spreading across cyberspace like wildfire (I’ve got it on my other blog!) is Snap Preview Anywhere. Created by IdeaLab (a company that just come up with ideas all day and implement them!), is a service that when a user hovers over a link, provides a preview of the target page. […]

Cheque Book Story

I saw this months ago on MetaFilter but forgot to post about it. It is a story written by cheques. ‘Ordeal By Cheque’ by Walter Crue was tracked down in pdf form. I guess a contemporary version would be ‘Ordeal By ATM Receipt’.
Citation on pdf:
Crue, W. (1932 [renewed 1960, 1988]). Ordeal by Cheque. Vanity Fair. […]

Happy New Year to everyone from WRT. :)
I’m just rereading Umberto Eco’s Foucault’s Pendulum and came across a passage that I feel describes the joy that this strange device the computer can give a writer. So, I thought I’d share it with you. It is the transcript of a file created by Belbo on his […]

InWorld Conference

Apologies for the late notice, but there has been an amazing week of events happening in Second Life. The New Media Consortium has been holding a 12 day Impact of Digital Media Symposium. The pic you see is an event I attended last night for the MacArthur Foundation press conference in to announce their $50 […]

My latest articles in SLATE Magazine explore the notion of the art space in virtual worlds. In part one I analyse how some spaces are remediations of the real world and then in part two I pose ideas about what would be the ‘white cube’ equivalent (the ideal environment to experience art) in a virtual […]






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