[NetBehaviour] Code Is Not Literature

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Fri Jan 31 07:30:30 CET 2014



I'll do both , but I'm not one of the two (Paul and mez) singled out!
Ah, the canon.
For me, since I use programs and shaping, there's that wonder again - 
seeing what appears, carving into the text, as if it were a dialog among 
my work and the machine -
We're all frantic!

- Alan

On Fri, 31 Jan 2014, mez breeze wrote:

> Hey Alan,
> 
> I'm just busy frantically *creating* codewurks here. If it comes down to a
> time-choice 'tween creating and theorising, I'll create.
> 
> Warmth,
> Mez
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
>       On 30/01/14 06:03 PM, mez breeze wrote:
>       >
>       > On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Pall Thayer
>       <pallthay at gmail.com
> > <mailto:pallthay at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >      I'm not asking people to understand or appreciate it. I'm just
> >     throwing it out there. This is my contribution to humanity's
> culture
> >     of letters.
> >
> > *nods yup at this part*.
> 
> I think it's telling that the two people I mentioned as examples of
> successfully making code literature are the most nonchalant about the
> discussion.
> 
> "Aesthetics is for the artist as ornithology is for the birds."
> 
> :-)
> 
> - Rob.
> 
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