Literature

07.25.14
'Ulysses' is coming to life thanks to virtual reality
07.25.14

'Ulysses' is coming to life thanks to virtual reality

Look, there's nothing to be ashamed of if you've been plowing through James Joyce's Ulysses for th...

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02.07.13
What can WoW and other MMOs teach us about literature and storytelling?
02.07.13

What can WoW and other MMOs teach us about literature and storytelling?

While the world of academia has not infrequently pried back the edges of World of Warcraft to pee...

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04.11.12
Wolfram Alpha now does literary analysis, breaks down the Bard's work
04.11.12

Wolfram Alpha now does literary analysis, breaks down the Bard's work

Literary geeks rejoice! Wolfram Alpha has given you the tools to examine the works of William Shake...

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03.19.12
The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Desi Leaves Town
03.19.12

The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Desi Leaves Town

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative,...

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09.27.11
Daily Mac App: Shakespeare in Bits (updated)
09.27.11

Daily Mac App: Shakespeare in Bits (updated)

While William Shakespeare's works are revered and deserve the praise, it's hard to grasp what's...

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02.15.11
The Great Gatsby gets a beautiful, enthralling NES version, kills productivity of the literary gaming elite
02.15.11

The Great Gatsby gets a beautiful, enthralling NES version, kills productivity of the literary gaming elite

Prepare yourself for the best, most enthralling gaming experience of your life. No, it's not the ne...

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01.12.11
Flow my tears, the newly-built robotic head of Philip K. Dick said
01.12.11

Flow my tears, the newly-built robotic head of Philip K. Dick said

Yes, this is definitely a post (and video!) about a hand-built, robotic head of author Philip K. Di...

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01.12.11
Kindle app now supports Project Gutenberg eBooks
01.12.11

Kindle app now supports Project Gutenberg eBooks

If you've not already jumped on the eBook bandwagon, there's never been a better time to climb aboar...

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12.06.10
Google helps scholars mine 1.7 million Victorian era book titles for clues to our historical attitudes
12.06.10

Google helps scholars mine 1.7 million Victorian era book titles for clues to our historical attitudes

Whether we like, loathe, or never even considered the idea of it, quantitative literary analysis se...

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