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Dave Miller emailed me late last year and I only just followed up by checking out his blog and thesis. He has created and researched networked narratives. You can find out about his works at his blog, where you can also get a copy of his Masters: ???When the Network Becomes An Author: […]

While reading the blog of the code-artist mez (Mary-anne Breeze, a.k.a. net_wurker), I encountered her Web Statistics Poem Generator v.1, a blog entry which specifies a process resulting in a poem.
_Input:_ 3/9/05 key word entries
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For those of you who haven’t typed your favorite topic words and phrases into Google Print, I highly recommend it. Some search terms I tried included:

interactive fiction
hypertext fiction
electronic literature

Some results are, of course, better than others. “Electronic literature” is a bit hit-and-miss compared to eliterature, and “chatbot” results are quite thin. Still, when […]

Google Pranks

As of now you can see a google prank:
> > 1- Go to
> >
> > 2- Type in “Failure”, without the quotes
> >
> > 3- Instead of hitting “Search” hit “I’m feeling Lucky”
> >
> > 4- See what comes up!
> >
> > 5- Tell your friends before the people at Google fix it
It won’t […]

In the world of tag metadata - folksonomies, fauxonomies, etc. - there are a few high-profile services and a million up-and-coming. Flickr photos, bookmarks, and Technorati blog posts all use tags to turbo-charge their useful output, increase community involvement, and simplify third party APIs. Many pieces of digital text art in the […]