In 1985, Mary Ann Buckles released her dissertation, "Interactive Fiction: The Computer Storygame Adventure", receiving her Ph.D. from UCSD. She fought for it the whole way, saying it was really important, that these games would change our relationship to computers.
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yesterday the woman who delivered my groceries bade me to have fun with the party I’m throwing, presumably because of what I ordered.
...I live alone, have no parties planned, and just like to stock up when I can... but depending on your interpretation, it could mean everyday’s a party for me, so I’ll take it lol
neither knowledge nor ways of relaying it exists in a void: they have a purpose. judging pre-modern forms of knowledge on modern terms ends up covertly affirming the purposes behind modern notions of knowledge
This is a good article on digital gardens in the MIT Technology Review.
Here’s a nice quote:
> “Gardens … lie between farmland and wilderness,” he wrote. “The garden is farmland that delights the senses, designed for delight rather than commodity.”
I’m in the process of procrastinating helping plan the next #IndieWeb Gardens & Streams virtual pop-up session about wikis, personal knowledge management, etc 👀 We’re thinking of hosting it in late September or early October
Any thoughts from people on here who’re passionate about this subject? Any input is welcome!
I’ve decided to give up on reading “The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss because I haven’t enjoyed what I’ve read so far, and online discussions on the subject suggest it never gets any better. It’s always an awkward feeling when a book that comes very highly recommended falls so flat, but c’est la vie.
With Musical Cryptography, Composers Can Hide Messages in Their Melodies By mapping notes to letters, some musicians sneak secret words into tunes. https://buff.ly/2GxOkBW @email@example.com
video of my bike ride (motion warning)
Just came back from the best #ebike ride I’ve had all year. Sunsets give me life
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