sweet dreams and goals and objectives and demands

This tumblr blog shows material that comes out of a predictive text emulator. As best I understand it takes source material then is used to write its own version of the material. This is a machine for doing something that makes strange content. It is sort of Bogostian carpentry, and sort of a unit operation […]

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Bots We Talk About When We Talk About Twitter Bots | the consilience lab

This is an honours thesis of a student of mine from 2014. Tully Hansen is a twitterbot aficionado. From the abstract: The term Twitter bots covers a large (and growing) number of creatively motivated, largely lexically based cultural artefacts published online to the Twitter platform, works which encompass a diversity of styles, practices and implementations. […]

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Bots We Talk About When We Talk About Twitter Bots | the consilience lab

This is an honours thesis of a student of mine from 2014. Tully Hansen is a twitterbot aficionado. From the abstract: The term Twitter bots covers a large (and growing) number of creatively motivated, largely lexically based cultural artefacts published online to the Twitter platform, works which encompass a diversity of styles, practices and implementations. […]

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Managing Digital Cultural Objects

From the blurb: This book explores the analysis and interpretation, discovery and retrieval of a variety of non-textual objects, including image, music and moving image.  Bringing together chapters written by leading experts in the field, this book provides an overview of the theoretical and academic aspects of digital cultural documentation and considers both technical and […]

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Current

promotion application (25% drafted) chapter about what I’m describing as ‘autodocumentary’ (70% drafted) DECRA (funding) application (85% drafted) editing 60k manuscript (20% first edit) editing contributed chapters to anthology I’m editing (80% edited) book review (0%) though have read it

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Good Research Is

Good research was considered to be a situated contextual practice that involves negotiating ambiguity, complexity, and disorder through the bringing to bear of theories as methods of doing upon these complex, disordered ambiguities. This avoids making any arbitrary distinction between practice based or creative research and whatever that is supposed to be in contrast to. […]

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