What changes and stays almost the same in the experience of abandonment and ruin as travels through digital- space? This socially created, mediated, transduced space deforms, re-forms, conforms, confounds, conjoins the of human and individuation and collectivity moment to moment, each arising as ephemeral wholes dependent on their parts. Cybogologist, Wanenchek’s most recent post raises a number of questions about interplay Politics, Ruin and Digital Space, investigating the of enduring ceasing digital spaces.
When we at ruined places, places, we’re always looking at politics, and the kinds of politics depend on a number of variables. A place that ruined but abandoned very things. A place that is completely abandoned but somehow not suggests the unexpected. Time isn’t the only that twists back on itself.
Coded spaces create a kind of invisibility to the revealing their creation entails. in speech rather than coded create kind of political aphasia.
Aphasia a dismembering, a difficulty a a vocabulary that associates appropriate words and concepts with appropriate things. Aphasia its many forms describes a difficulty retrieving both conceptual and lexical vocabularies and, most important, a difficulty comprehending what is spoken. Colonial Aphasia: Race and Disabled Histories in Ann Laura Stoler
I agree with Sarah, there is likely a significant political content the decay and of But in trying generate the “conceptual and lexical vocabularies” to investigate these phenomenon, I experience the seizing up present when my aphasia is strongest and I see the of my partners in conversation reflect kind confusion.
So what to
Let me try this to perhaps ruin, in a way, abandonment, of spaces in way:
The website Random.org allows users generate a variety of random number sequences. I use the word “random” knowing is a contested term. website states its “randomness comes from atmospheric noise, which many purposes better pseudo-random number algorithms typically used in computer programs.” This is appealing to me because as “radio noise caused natural atmospheric processes” it is a form of weather, an important agent in the decay ruin of analog sites.
I will use this to generate a random list from 1 to corresponding to the words and numbers in the body of this post. Starting in a couple for following 7 weeks, each day I will words and numbers from this post and paste them below in the order that list. for example, if 56 is the first in the random list, the 56th word of this post will be the first word cut and pasted below. So eventually, this process will rearrange all the words and numbers here, into a like a collapsed Punctuation will retained by the closest word. I will not preserve or destroy hyperlinks or text formatting as process.
do this over 7 weeks because that is maximum length of time Tibetan Buddhist tradition says one can be in the bardos, the state of existence between life and the next one.
After that, I might continue process again, perhaps taking it up a daily spiritual practice until I am no able. Or I become bored with it and leave it as it after the iteration,
At any my purpose to see if this sheds any light,hear if it creates any harmonious sound, to , taste feel anything that helps to better understand the ruin and of digital
Note: I have named this “Post #74” as an address or that stays constant even as the structure
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