My essay The Death of the Reader has been published in Under the Influence magazine. It’s a special issue on the subject of SPEED, so the essay reflects on the implications of machine reading, and includes a brief description of my own intervention against the quantification of language (specifically by Google’s AdWords platform) in my {poem}.py project. A PDF of the essay is available here: Death_of_the_Reader_THORNTON.

Nasan Tur (UTI 2017)

I haven’t laid hands on the actual magazine yet, but it also features some artwork by Nasan Tur that I particularly like, an interview with Professor Judy Wajcman on Digital Capitalism, Speed and The Capturing of Imaginary Futures, and a variety of other fascinating and fantastic art, photography and writings.

The magazine can be purchased here.

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