Monday, November 29, 2010

Re: [Yasmin_discussions] Science, Technology, Art, POETRY

Roger - a few historical pointers to early computer poetry:

Christopher Strachey's "Loveletters" first run in 1952 on the Ferranti Mark 1 at Manchester University and now available on David Link's emulator here :

Margaret Masterman and Robin McKinnon-Wood's "Computer Haiku" - shown at Cybernetic Serendipity in 1968. Their essay is published in:,%20Cybernetics,%20art%20and%20ideas.pdf (this is only Jasia Reichardt's introductory essay)

Robin SHirley's "Dune Tune" from 1972: -- and note at the end of that essay Robin thanks the University of Surrey for "authorising an annual budget for computer poetry since 1969"!!

I also just found this and it looks interesting but I haven't had time to look into it yet:


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