Article Archive: Resource

Screenshots: Frankenbook

Screenshots is a regular feature by Simon Groth, highlighting a project, app, or other resource of interest. Frankenbook By Mary Shelley, et. al.   That this year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is remarkable considering the novel’s continued relevance to contemporary questions around technology, creativity, and the… Read more »

Screenshots: A Modern Ghost

Screenshots is a weekly feature by Simon Groth, highlighting a project, app, or other resource of interest. A Modern Ghost By Stef Orzech My writer-bias is showing in the byline above since this app’s creators take great pains to attribute it collectively to AltSalt, the ‘digital literature studio’ from which it emerged. Indeed, the drive… Read more »

Screenshots: Generation Loss

Screenshots is a regular feature by Simon Groth, highlighting a project, app, or other resource of interest. Generation Loss (after Alvin Lucier) By Pascalle Burton Pascalle Burton is an experimental poet, performer, and musician. Shortlisted for the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards, Generation Lossdraws inspiration from Alvin Lucier’s I am sitting in a room, in which speech… Read more »

The Book of Disquiet Archive as a Collaborative Textual Environment

From Digital Archive to Digital Simulator This article presents the Book of Disquiet Digital Archive (LdoD Archive, https://ldod.uc.pt/), a free online resource to be published in 2017. It begins with a brief introduction to the textual history of this work by the Portuguese modernist writer Fernando Pessoa and then focuses on the dynamic functionalities of… Read more »

Response to our Call for Digital Utopias: The Hide

Rob Sherman responded to our Call for Digital Utopias pieces with ‘The Hide’ . We’re thrilled to publish this short fiction, a creative practice response which has arisen out of Rob’s on-going academic research into robots and Artificial Intelligence.  This piece is a distillation of some fascinating research into affective robotics and human-robot-interaction; research that has… Read more »

Forgetful Typewriter Project – Emergent Technology and the Future of Literature

Many writers have explored the use of new forms of software to supplement their writing practice, such as the use of a preferred interface to increase focus, or an application that boosts productivity. Equally notable are the advancements and innovations taking place in emergent technology such as: VR, AI, facial recognition, algorithms, and creative code,… Read more »