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  • @markcmarino said: I'm interested in those critiques of the dehumanizing action of representing enslaved people in databases when producing research materials. It strikes me as vastly different from say a slave trader creating lists of the human…
  • As I've been thinking about @mrheeloy's call for us to convert poems in to code, and e.e. cummmings came to mind, perhaps because some of his poems are already so code-like. For instance, there's the classic poem about a grasshopper: So, for …
  • About automation, there's a relevant XKCD comic (as always): About copy-pasted code, another joke: @jeremydouglass said: Race, gender, and power is one interesting way to think about this question of tracing origins, and one of t…
  • @JamalSRussell said: I would say that the links that can be made between avant-garde chance operations and digital poetics emphasizes how the act of coding is always already a poetic act. One could point not only to the chance operations outlined…
  • Although this is not about the assembly code per se, one of the fascinating things about the Apollo Guidance Computer was its reliance on core rope memory to store the code: https://hackaday.com/2016/09/02/decoding-rediscovered-rope-memory-from-t…
  • @JacqueWernimont said: This is a great point, Nick. While the algorithmic bias is an important topic, in focusing on the idea of a single algorithm (not the case) we can create the false impression that it's just a small piece of code that needs to …
  • Hi all, I'm excited to join conversations with so many people whose work I admire! I'm Mike Widner and I work for the Stanford Libraries and the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages as an Academic Technology Specialist. I'm the Techno…