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Matthew Fuller on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:19:37 +0100 (CET)


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   A PDF of "Fun and Software, Exploring Pleasure, Paradox and Pain in
   Computing", edited by Olga Goriunova, which is otherwise
   presently priced only for libraries has been observed to be available
   in various book-sharing sites.

   Fun and Software

   Exploring Pleasure, Paradox and Pain in Computing

   Edited by Olga Goriunova

   Table of Contents

   Acknowledgements vi

   Introduction Olga Goriunova 1

   1 Technology, Logistics and Logic: Rethinking the Problem of Fun
   in Software Andrew Goffey 21

   2 Bend Sinister: Monstrosity and Normative Effect in
   Computational Practice Simon Yuill 41

   3 Always One Bit More, Computing and the Experience of
   Ambiguity Matthew Fuller 91

   4 Do Algorithms Have Fun? On Completion, Indeterminacy and Autonomy in
   Computation Luciana Parisi and M. Beatrice Fazi 109

   5 useR!: Aggression, Alterity and Unbound Affects in
   Statistical Programming Adrian Mackenzie 129

   6 Do (not) Repeat Yourself Michael Murtaugh 145

   7 Not Just for Fun Geoff Cox and Alex McLean 157

   8 Fun is a Battlefield: Software between Enjoyment and Obsession Wendy
   Hui Kyong Chun and Andrew Lison 175

   9 Monopoly and the Logic of Sensation in Spacewar! Christian
   Ulrik Andersen 197

   10 Human-computer Interaction, a Sci-fi Discipline?
   Brigitte Kaltenbacher 213

   11 A Fun Aesthetic and Art Annet Dekker 233

   12 Material Imagination: On the Avant-gardes, Time and Computation Olga
   Goriunova 253

   Notes on Contributors 275

   Index 279&#8203;

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