‘The Right to not be Addressed’

‘The Right to not be Addressed’

This paper was written for the 2015 University of South Carolina Rhetorical Theory Conference, which meets in October. The conference theme is “Rhetorical Theory’s Others,” and …

 

Obfuscated Mapping

Obfuscated Mapping

This is a paper I delivered at the 2014 Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Conference in Dallas, Texas. The paper was part of …

 

Speaking Across the Divide

Speaking Across the Divide

Photo Credit: “A house divided…” by tracy apps It sure would be great if “literature” and “rhetoric and composition” weren’t viewed as completely separate spheres of activity. …

 

Sound Arguments

Sound Arguments

Image Credit: “Sound Effects Box” by Mark Demers On Friday, I posted the first chapter of a new project called Making Machines, a book/website that will combine (or “mashup”) …

 

Making Machines

Making Machines

Image Credit: Robot by stevent On Wednesday, July 10, 2013 a robot will be giving me a writing assignment. That robot is a Twitterbot called @makingmachines, …

 

Database, Narrative, Robots, and Witches

Database, Narrative, Robots, and Witches

Last week, I was scheduled to give a talk at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee entitled “Narrative, Database, and Algorithm in the Hospitable Network.” Unfortunately, the …

 

The Decorum of Objects in O-Zone

The Decorum of Objects in O-Zone

Image Credit: O-Zone logo An edited version of my RSA 2012 presentation, “Paul Cret and the Decorum of Objects,” is now available at Ozone: A Journal …

 

Paul Cret and the Decorum of Objects

Paul Cret and the Decorum of Objects

For this year’s Rhetoric Society of America conference, I organized a panel called “Object-Oriented Rhetoric: The Case of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.” Scot Barnett and …

 

The Long Game

The Long Game

Image Credit: “Extra Innings & Manual Scoreboard @ Rickwood Field” by I Believe I Can Fry I had to duck out of the Rhetoric Society of America …

 

The Year of Computational Thinking

The Year of Computational Thinking

Image Credit: “Habitat – Exoskeleton – Top View” by Horst Kiechle Here’s a video of my presentation from this year’s Computer’s and Writing Conference. It was …