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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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The internet

“She’s lost. There is no map. It isn’t like being lost in any of the romantic tourist destinations back in meatspace. Serendipities here are unlikely to be in the cards, only a feeling she recognizes from dreams, a sense of … Continue reading

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Dotcom Dilemma

When I first began to read Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon one area that I found to be engaging was a conversation between Maine and Vyrva, in chapter four, on page 37–the conversation reads as the following: Maxine is much … Continue reading

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DeepArcher: The Deep Web and the “Real” World

“Originally the guys, you have to wonder how presciently, had it in mind to create a virtual sanctuary to escape from the many varieties of real world discomfort. A grand-scale motel for the afflicted, a destination reachable by virtual midnight … Continue reading

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Untraceability an Impossibility?

And here they all are tonight, converged into this born-again imitation of their own American heartland, here in the bad Big Apple. Blending with this for as long as she can, Maxine finally seeks refuge in the subway, takes the … Continue reading

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