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Re: <nettime> William Gibson's "Pattern Recognition" and Ethnomathematic
Kevin Paul on Thu, 27 Feb 2003 02:57:21 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> William Gibson's "Pattern Recognition" and Ethnomathematics

Yeah, but does he understand fiction?  Godalmighty, pages of plot
recapitulation when he can't think of anything else to do, and, oh yeah,
be sure to rescue that plucky heroine unscathed when she gets into a tight
spot.  On the other hand, the witty wordplay counts for something.
"Stephen King's Wang"?  Brilliant.

Kevin Paul

On Sun, 23 Feb 2003, Greg Little wrote:

> >Gibson understands ADVERTISING as a kind of
> > Situationist
> > detournement

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