Bonus performer Darren Solomon
Performing an improvised tune for the Weird Algorithm to find words to.
And that is #wordHack
Actually three times, again after the Kickstarter
And tonight, a new edition of Up Down Left Right
It looks more cellular now and there's a lil' block navigating the maze as it's revealed
Made the board game Rewordable with Allison Parrish (I was a playtester!)
5 #wordHack s
Up Down Left Right takes texts, like Alice in Wonderland, and draws maps using the direction words. This was at the June 15 2015 #wordHack
Then in 2016 sometime, presented Rewordable (actually twice, once 2015 I think)
There's a cool animation of how the composition of the deck changed over time
I guess fernando goes next
A love letter from an AI to #wordHack itself. Close your eyes and let the romance wash over you
Dear word hag,
It's your birthday
And to me it
Seems like yesterday
That we met on that beautiful night
And ever since
Every third thursday
I come see you
And you've grown so much
You susprise me every time
Make me say things like
I don't get it
Limericks from Dril.
We still start with open projector but, for this particular #wordHack, every presenter gets a block of five minutes
Because it's the 5th anniversary and stuff
I bought an anthology!
These files will go online soonish
Art as Experience, 1984
It's our job to use code to express more than just literal utility.
You can make code that's cool to look at, like in the Obfuscated C Contest, but Bo wanted a tool that would transform arbitrary code into a meaningful visualization #wordHack
Is code a medium? Bo's always believed so, but grew doubtful when challenged by an experienced artist. Sure there are lots of libraries and stuff for art, but it's not like poetry where you expect that there'll be meter and rhyme and stuff. It just kinda has to run, and code style is just for readability. Not relevant to anyone who doesn't read the code, which is most users #wordHack
First featured presenter: Theodora Walsh
A performance with typing. First pic was there before it really started
She flew across the country when Prince died. She didn't think it would be sad because her grandmother had been planning to die for a long time, and had already held a wake
She thought her brother was dead, because grandmother said "all my family was dead," but he wasn't
There'll be a version of GIRP that you breakdance on
Blake presents a video of Thanos smoking a joint. Then plays it again by popular demand
Rupert's Frogworld is an upcoming installation at Babycastles that Blake is involved with. Has to do with marshland I guess?
I figured out the rainbow banding thing on my camera and captured the poem there.
Babycastles will be turned into a swamp. There will be a fly in constant danger. There will still be games somehow
Here's some intermediate input that the computer thinks looks kind of like limericks. #wordHack
Next open projector: Eric, I think?
Finds series of tweets that fit meter.
On campus, trump fans say they need safe spaces
Some six or seven who did hide their faces.
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