Tag: history

12 Labors from the Past

While scrolling around the Electronic Literature Organization’s website, I came across a fairly interesting game titled “12 Labors of the Internet User” (or “Les 12 Travaux de l’Internaute,” if you’re using the original name). It’s a flash game playable on Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera if you’ve got it, and was put together by a team of seven people back…

Reinventing History

A new visual treat has been developed by digital enthusiast Talan Memmott and has been featured in the Spring 2016 issue of The New River Journal, a journal of digital writing and art. In “Dérivepedia,” the reader is greeted by a text generator, which spits out endless combinations of the English language with various subjects ranging from “Tadpoles And The…

Past and Future e-lit

I came across this article detailing the founding and early history of the Electronic Literature Organization, whose collections have been the source of many posts on this blog. The article is written by Scott Rettburg, a co-founder of the ELO and its first executive director. One of the things I found most interesting about his reflections on the early days, was…