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@LogicalDash Sliding squares puzzle game, it’s long and tedious but all the pieces are there, there’s a process and you can never really lose, just abandon before completion.

What type of minigame should be used to represent your character doing library research?

It's about cyberfeminism, and in particular, the attempt to make a physical book documenting the movement

People often assumed that the webpage was the final form of the thing

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Next is Mindy Seu

"Sharing as Survival"

the script for the presentation is in HTML comments on that page, you can view them in the inspector

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Next ceremony will be pretaped but is still happening, next real one is Dec 3, they're every Thursday, join the mailing list

Cowboy Elijah Jobe is

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And Cowboy Jobe's sermon is about the intrinsically political nature of art

"You can't take belief out of art any more than you can take sun outta a flower."

and i think this is a diatribe against Death of the Author?

or at any rate you need to care about the context of art's creation, such as the funk music Jobe plays, which is Black to the roots and so a white guy playing it is political

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then typed ideas into the site to make a cake and then frost it

for "Glubgo"

who is a claymation creature

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we got, uh

reincarnated into a space baby and then

used the mouse to move the baby to drink from bottles labeled "FUNK"

and then the server crashed

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Version 5 added metre

The notation gets kinda hard to read. Dash for weak syllable, asterisk for a strong one

It starts to specify rhyme schemes, leading to weird stuff like "you have to write a poem every line ending in the same syllable"

And they're working on constraints like rotations

They want to use wave function collapse, so you can supply a wee bit of a poem and it fills it out for you

Lesson: you can get a lot of inspiration from very little code

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For version 2, made it more configurable and less random, so you can eg. add some sine waves together to get a good stanza structure

Clarissa is reading poems they wrote in these structures. They're pretty intense

Versions 3 and 4 added some "concrete" characteristics, like indentation

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First featured presenter

Clarissa Littler "left adjoint"

About procgen poetry

But not generating poems. This is about generating *forms* of poetry

The simplest generator creates stanzas and chooses line length in syllables

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