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This is a truly bizarre and fascinating computational project involving BBC BASIC and finally wrapped up into a GIF 89a; along with songs by the Velvet Underground and the Pixies, my project Curveship was even implicated in its making thenewriver.us/here-comes-her-

@aparrish It was terrifying and tremendously challenging. But people did the work, had results, and seemed to appreciate what efforts I was able to make

Of many computational poetry workshops I've led or co-led, today's (fortunately with the help of Rafael Pérez y Pérez!) was the first one I've ever done in Spanish

The full name is actually "X Æ A-12'); DROP TABLE Students;--" isn't it?

Update: I was able to fix this problem in a rather classic way: Turn computer off, turn on again.

In my defense, the upgrade process did involve several automatic reboots and seemed to have finished without needed a manual one at the end.

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Do not upgrade to pop!_os 20.04 right now! I imagined that an LTS development release would be well-tested and stable, but my Galago Pro now is without *any* USB, Bluetooth, or built-in webcam support.

80% of Mastodon is people saying things like 'I, man, am damned, I am a maiden madman, am I?' except it isn't even a palindrome

Very nice to see this article up on the MIT site covering some of my art & poetry projects arts.mit.edu/commodore-64/

Poem 

Shuffling

Love made him
a hater

turned away
and at her

confined now
upon earth

in stanzas
of the heart

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It’s a bad time to run out of embossing tape for my label maker

@twsh So far no financial institution has had me set up a security question like “At what university did you give your first academic talk?”

@twsh If that works, sure. It helps me at least to have mine online, in HTML format, and none of the information in it is secret

@twsh In this academic’s case, it helps me remember what I’ve done during my life (in terms of talks, etc.)

I just discovered that I have a directory Active/Zzz/Back_Burner

derek beaulieu | covid19 concrete poetry 

derek beaulieu just released 'self-quarantine,' a new concrete poem

Excellent WordHack tonight @babycastles with Everest Pipkin & Paolo Pedercini

Today’s prompt from taper.badquar.to/4/straight_st

To make sense is to be clear and intelligible, but what was there before sense was made, and what is sense made out of? Language, or the world? Sense is meaning; also feeling, sensation. The MBTI contrasts “sensing” with “intuitive.” The former is concrete, the latter abstract. Do you sense this discussion makes sense, or am I asking you to intuit something you’d rather be experiencing through sense? Should I have marked this media as sensitive?

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