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  1. Jun 2018
  2. Oct 2015
    1. Networked life reminds us, over and over again, that there is no home without connections to the outside, no house without windows and doors.

      Home page, home screen, go "home"

    2. But the reprogrammability of computational machines allows for the possibility of ethical programs that are open to possibility.

      Can we assume that there will be a natural progression/transition from one technology to the next that makes this true?

    3. as I write code, I’m writing for multiple human and machine audiences

      Pretty obvious but little-discussed point of code being written for an audience, - by extension a narrative process.

    4. humans and algorithms will collaborate

      Don't they already, in a way?

    5. Bogost argues that hypertext is often used to build arguments

      Can we talk about code as a rhetoric in itself?

    6. Nicholas Carr

      The internet is destroying our brains guy. Here's his Wikipedia page with notes about his Wikipedia criticism: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_G._Carr

    7. A writer submits content and the task of inserting XML tags is left to a computer program that ensures that the document conforms with the DTD (a “dictionary” that defines the XML tags for a given system)

      "is left to a computer program that ensures..." interested in the innate and pervasive "human" rhetoric we attribute to machines.. the machine "ensures"

  3. Sep 2015