blog  This tube can make or break presidents, popes, prime ministers.

Oct 2010

"This tube is the most awesome goddamn force in the whole godless world....." I've never watched this 1976 classic - The Network - but after listening to the short clip below it's now high on my priority list.


blog  Review: Automatist storyteller systems and the shifting sands of story, by G. Davenport and M. Murtaugh.

Jun 2006

A few notes after reading a seminal paper (1997) by MIT research Glorianna Davenport on 'storyteller systems'. These systems can be seen as the precursors of current systems that support semantic exploration through stories (the only difference is the technology being used). This is a very good article in terms of language, internal references (art, history) and precision - the ideas are presented clearly and succinctly, without indulging too much in the (often boring) details of the technical implementations...