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by Nick Montfort | 29 August 2014
Synopsis
A single line of code offers a way to understand the cultural context of computing. This book takes a single line of code-the extremely concise BASIC program for the Commodore 64 inscribed in the title-and uses it as a lens through which to consider the phenomenon of creative computing and the way computer programs exist in culture. The authors of this collaboratively written book treat code not as merely functional but as a text-in the case of 10 PRINT , a text that appeared in many different printed sources-that yields a story about its making, its purpose, its assumptions, and more. They consider randomness and regularity in computing and art, the maze in culture, the popular BASIC programming language, and the highly influential Commodore 64 computer.
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Synopsis
A single line of code offers a way to understand the cultural context of computing. This book takes a single line of code-the extremely concise BASIC program for the Commodore 64 inscribed in the title-and uses it as a lens through which to consider the phenomenon of creative computing and the way computer programs exist in culture. The authors of this collaboratively written book treat code not as merely functional but as a text-in the case of 10 PRINT , a text that appeared in many different printed sources-that yields a story about its making, its purpose, its assumptions, and more. They consider randomness and regularity in computing and art, the maze in culture, the popular BASIC programming language, and the highly influential Commodore 64 computer.
€28.00
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780262526746
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Published - 29/08/2014
Categories - All, Books, Education, Media Studies Academic
No. of Pages - 304
Weight - 576
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 23
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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