Category Archives: Information Technology

The Ending of Braid

The ending of Jonathan Blow‘s Braid (Redmond, WA: Microsoft Studios, 2008), originally released on Xbox 360. Advertisements

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Cory Arcangel’s Clouds

Cory Arcangel, Super Mario Clouds (2002), hacked Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge.

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Links to a few Videogames Bogost Discussed

Below is a list of places to play or download some of the games that Ian Bogost discussed in the first three chapters of HOW TO DO THINGS WITH VIDEOGAMES: Chapter 1 (Art): Download of Passage Download of Marriage Download of … Continue reading

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Cyberfeminism and Net.art

gashgirl, “Pirate,” http://www.t0.or.at/dolores/gashgirl/piratetoc.htm. Jodi, day66, http://wwwwww.jodi.org/day66/index.html. Also, this link is a good resource if you’re interested in cyberfeminism, as it has interviews with Sadie Plant, the VNS Matrix Manifesto, and other relevant texts.

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A Note on the Pynchon Wiki

A number of you noted that you were not being granted permission to edit the Pynchon Wiki. Well, I just got my authorization today. It wound up in my gmail spam folder, so you may want to check your spam … Continue reading

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Y2K to 9/11

As Pynchon is highly allusive to other works of culture, I tried to understand this book as deep as I could. Of course, the major historical event of this book is the 9/11 terrorist attacks. However, there are small minor … Continue reading

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Historical and Thermodynamic relations to DeepArcher

“It’s really just another maze, only invisible. You’re drowning for transparent links, each measuring one pixel by one, each link vanishing and relocating as soon as it’s clicked on…an invisible self-recoding pathway, no chance of retracing it.” (p.79, Pynchon) This … Continue reading

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