Twitter Bots

Having learned a bit about computational, generative poetry from Dene Grigar and Davin Heckman, I went ahead and created some Twitter Bots. The process was easy enough. There are plenty of engines and scripts that will automagically post content to Twitter, Facebook, or any number of social media websites. Some will pull live data from realtime API, respond to users, … Read More

Niccola – App Mockup

I’m creating a conversational  mobile application that draws on my academic research in dark rhetorics and media ethics. The Prince is a built in Dialogflow and Google Actions. 

Wall Street Journal – 90s Throwback

Throwback: Adam Janos — of A&E and The Wall Street Journal — contracted me to design “a very ugly old 1990s website on a modern blogging platform with mobile support.” He saw the ‘classic’ version of my own site, and for reasons I cannot fathom, he wanted something similar: gaudy wallpaper, animated .gifs, distracting colors. The ‘classic’ version of Adam’s site is so hideous that … Read More

Carolina Rhetoric

CRC18 organizers asked me to develop a protest-y/glitch-y blog for their rhetoric conference. The theme was public engagement, counter-publics. I had to work within a blue, grey, black, white color scheme. NOTE: Users had the ability to turn the glitch effects on and off for the sake of site readability. Being a student organization, the CRC had no money to spend … Read More

Sur · veil

Created these collage-images for Victor Vitanza — who specifically asked for “creepy surveillance art.” VV didn’t care much for attribution; in fact, he wanted pics from the web, altered, then made unique. I used Google images and Adobe Photoshop, layered, made adjustments to the coloring, added and removed architectures. Stormtroopers because Stormtroopers are creepy.