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  1. Nov 2016
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    1. Consider what is at stake in our world today, registered in the basic fact that the anthropocene coincides with electracy. We notice immediately that prayer and engineering do not suffice, and no one doubts they are trying. We desire effective change but are not able, we cannot despite our will and knowledge. Here is the modality specific to electrate metaphysics: to be able. Invention required. Draw.

      This is a fundamental statement about the necessity for using new Modes of communicating ideas within the context of the electracy....

    2. Leibniz supplied the binary number system (0/1), and finally Tesla invented the logic gate. Lautréamont’s bachelor machine established the slots for heuretics as a logic of invention: the meeting of a sewing machine and an umbrella on an operating table. The Wright brothers’ airplane, to cite an example of the pattern, is the meeting of a bicycle wheel and an internal combustion engine in a box kite. The computer results from the meeting of binary numbers and a logic gate in a truth table, in the context of electricity.

      An Assemblage....

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    1. Maybe add an exclamation point to the sentence, "So much for the supposed freedom of electronic literature." (?)

  4. Feb 2016
    1. Rev. v.

      What Williams is specifically alluding to here in this passage is Revelation 5:11-12, that further alludes to the the execution of Jesus as the "greater slaughter":

      "And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders:and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands; Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing."

  5. Jan 2016