Cyber-Text Technologies: Presenting the Future of the Past
Cyber Text Technologies will ascertain from a small but detailed set of case studies to what extent all forms of human communication might be not only systematic, but also effectively skeumorphic, unconsciously emulative, and to an extent formulaically replicative. We aim to investigate through machine learning that employs refined and targeted modeling whether or not specific conventions and identifiable trends characterize every text technology from Cuneiform to Snapchat. Since text technological transformation is constant and cyclical, it is a definitive goal of this project to attempt to project into the future the ways in which these trends will manifest themselves in the development of new information systems and forms of communication from Virtual Reality to Incorporeal Technologies.
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