Friday, July 23, 2010

Snippets&quotes no pics

"Mutation is crucial because it names the bifurcation point at the interplay between patterns and ramdomness, causes the system to evolve in a new direction." Hayles

"The change from flat marks to hierarchical structures opens the possibility of interventions into the encoding/decoding chains." Hayles

"A visualization is therefore distinguished by its algorithmic dependence on its source data and its perceptual independence from it." Wright

"Elegance exists in the precision madness of axioms that cross categories, in software that observes terseness and clarity of design, and in the leaping cracks and shudders that zigzag scales and domains together." Matthew Fuller