Archive for the 'Poetics' Category



(8/17/08 Update: I’ve updated the list with some of the works from the notes and others people have emailed to me separately).
How do you teach Web 2.0? With elit, of course. This post offers an elit work for each tool.
A number of my colleagues (myself included) attempt to teach courses around Web 2.0 technologies. […]

[This continues the experiment of live blogging conferences, although here I will present some documentation of a workshop and open up this post as a conversation space for those who are attending the conference and far beyond. ACM Hypertext 2008, Pittsburgh]
Charles Deemer presented his work “Changing Key” as an exploration of interactive narratives. […]

When Alan Turing proposed his test, there was no question that the computers would be tested based on their ability to perform in the same language as the interrogators. As a result, the test was also a bit of an English exam — and indeed many bots fail on the basis of their grammar and, […]

The latest version of Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures (Winter ‘07, 04) hit the webstands recently, and in it you’ll find “a little show of hands,” a short story adaptation excerpted from my adaptive hypertext novella “a show of hands.” The story continues focuses on a Mexican-American family in Los Angeles and the forces that […]

Facebook as a Genre
As students and, increasingly, faculty move into Facebook, the slew of applications catering to their needs have been slewing fast, sent forth by the release of the API back in May. While many of these merely add on a new infective meme to the wildly-popular social network, […]






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