The Electronic Literature Organization is proud to offer the following three prestigious awards, The Robert Coover Award for a Work of Electronic Literature, The N. Katherine Hayles Award for Criticism of Electronic Literature, and The Marjorie C. Luesebrink Career Achievement Award.
Can algorithms create “human-quality” short stories, sonnets and limericks? The competition is to determine whether people can distinguish between human and algorithmic creativity. The goal is not to replace human creativity, but to assess whether current computational technology can produce outputs that cannot be distinguished from it.
The Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS) at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track teaching and educational leadership position at the rank of Instructor, with starting date of 1 July 2017.
In this interactive talk, Dr Alice Bell and Dr Isabelle van der Bom from the Reading Digital Fiction project will explore the origins and future of digital fiction, including the hopes and fears that digital technology bring to the future of writing.
https://www.edx.org/course/electronic-literature-davidsonx-d004x Interactive Fiction. Chatterbots. Hypertext and kinetic poetry. Explore these avant garde forms and other new media in this exciting class. About this course Love letters generated by a computer. An online poem two hundred trillion stanzas long. A mystery novel in the form of a wiki. The story of Inanimate Alice, told through videos and instant messages. An ocean … Read More
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introducing-digital-fiction-registration-11582107395 If you have little or no experience with digital fiction and would like to learn more about this exciting new way of reading, come to our introductory workshop with Dr. Jen Smith. We’ll read a few stories together, and then we’ll have a chat about what makes them different from traditional printed books. This event is free and open … Read More
I’m always amazed to see how Inanimate Alice is being used by students and teachers around the world, and the wonderful multimedia stories that they create using our stories as a starting point. Here’s a selection from YouTube of some brilliant recent efforts.
To view our fifth story, Paths Crossing, go to http://www.flightpaths.net/stories/pathscrossing.html or click on the image above. Previous stories: 1. Yacub in Dubai 2. Yacub at the Airport 3. Harriet Driving 4. Dark Mass Find more information about ‘Flight Paths’ here.
To view our fourth story, Harriet Driving, go to http://www.flightpaths.net/stories/darkmass.html or click on the image above. Previous stories: 1. Yacub in Dubai 2. Yacub at the Airport 3. Harriet Driving Find more information about ‘Flight Paths’ here.
To view our third story, Harriet Driving, go to http://www.flightpaths.net/stories/harrietdriving.html or click on the image above. Previous stories: 1. Yacub in Dubai 2. Yacub at the Airport Find more information about ‘Flight Paths’ here.
To view our second story, Yacub at the Airport, go to http://www.flightpaths.net/stories/yacubattheairport.html or click on the image above. Previous stories: 1. Yacub in Dubai Find more information about ‘Flight Paths’ here.
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