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asst prof of media industries @mccnyu / computers + video games: past, present, future / cofounder @ROMchip_Journal / wrangler of chaos @sigcis /

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making art on computers https://t.co/wflty0yO6Q
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5/27
2020
@MyOwnVelouria (ppppssssst....should add @whitneypow to the game studies faculty at MCC...and Alex I guess 🤷🏼‍♂️)Apparently it's that time of year again! It's looking-into-grad-school season! If you're interested in getting a P… https://t.co/Xofj48Ru4r
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥Selling out is the new keeping it real. But at some point, no brand is immune from over-extension, right? Even if o… https://t.co/LrHVoC8CA2
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥read alot of online histories of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center today hows your tuesday @tamigraph @Sierra_OffLine one time I tried to do this and the rejection comment was "did not appear constructive" https://t.co/CeLlRCVnTm
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥Day 142: 1 hr 13 minutes, 3691 words. Rewriting, rewriting. Trying to nail one perfectly dense and nugget-y paragra… https://t.co/TdU4hKe1QPHow many times have I been just minding my business and then I suddenly remember Bill Shockley was a eugenicist @ZonilugZG PHEW @allergyPhD I've used Asana as a straightforward way to capture to dos. Very lightweight. @ZonilugZG this isnt subtweeting me rightugg ive reached the part of quarantine where i just bought myself a stapler onlineNEW: For many people leaving prison during the pandemic, closed DMVs mean closed doors. "It’s like they want you to… https://t.co/3mqKp6R03R
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥You know my media museum has a radical praxis because there's a loom https://t.co/Oz4yRVaDb4BREAKING: The NY State Senate & Assembly are attempting to pass a meaningless COVID prison bill that purports to gi… https://t.co/qTmr59kyy7
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥If basically 8 volunteers are currently able to oversee all sourcing KN95 masks from China, fundraising, and then d… https://t.co/l90blta5GoNEW: For every homeless shelter resident or hospital worker @NYCMayor places in a hotel, a firm down in Texas gets… https://t.co/kAzcjsxmtH
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥 @golan @tegabrain Yaaaayjust took a few minutes to lose my mind, thinking about how after 4 years, someone looked at tr*mp and said, "Final… https://t.co/QzGZSJ8Zxt
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥can someone please clarify whether or not the local wine store sells hot dogs https://t.co/rQcm1O02Ho
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5/26
2020
The question isn't whether Joe Rogan deserves $100 million. The bigger issue is that Spotify can afford to do this… https://t.co/jQC5zClT4p
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Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥Day 141 (took off 139, 140). 1 hr 35 mins, 3652 words. Overwrote a bunch on Stanford and the larger academic-indust… https://t.co/bfz9s6qBuTlegit thought these were USB keys https://t.co/BEYcXVuX7I @cassius_a i'll let EVERYONE know once there are visiting hours (also whats yr swithc code)more accurate to say that it will sit somewhere between a media archaeology lab and the museum of Jurassic technologyOkay I successfully created a second account for Animal Crossing and have upgraded that characters tent to a house… https://t.co/ZNeJpVCb8Tvery disappointed to learn that the Cleveland Vibrator Company does not sell what you think it should 🙄🙄
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥Here's an interesting thing: The Atari 2600's life span was so long that Ubisoft actually ended up releasing a 2600… https://t.co/KxKQcX5Fiz
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥Twitter, have you seen groups (local, regional, or national) working on getting PPE to non-healthcare essential wor… https://t.co/ctsiiLbPNv
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5/25
2020
You know who out here not wearing masks? White ppl in the west village. I literally cannot believe the kind of whit… https://t.co/1mqz0qn8F3
5/24
2020
For the first time since late March, New York recorded fewer than 100 Covid deaths - 84 lives were lost. That compa… https://t.co/dTLxuWDYYI
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥 @selmaleh yea theyre probably just two of the most famous? but there's so much cool work done around diaries and jo… https://t.co/H6jAFli7qk @selmaleh Diaries of everyday people became of greater interest once there was a turn in the 20th century from poli… https://t.co/BgS3KrRVyS @selmaleh The diaries of Anne Lister are also really epic: https://t.co/2c2z6eUsEF @selmaleh Journals are considered windows into social history! B/c of their personal nature, they wind up capturing… https://t.co/aYLU0hJeS0What a grotesque and cowardly way of framing this matter. https://t.co/qR4kypbS2D
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥would put $20 down on Facebook using some incredibly bullshit metric here, like counting views that get loaded in f… https://t.co/1XThLpywT8
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥lmao https://t.co/YODdn2UEW0
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥 @selmaleh You gotta trust that historians know how to make meaning of literally nothing
5/23
2020
@thequiltsister apparently youre in strong company! @collopy ok then we do have the same sources ;)The University of California just shook up the status quo in admissions -- by saying goodbye to the ACT and SAT. https://t.co/LZaElgrePH
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥A student just told me that he made sure my class' final assignment was the last one he completed at the end of the… https://t.co/I2V2ljcKrS @collopy you'd be surprised how much i have avoided. what do you have on felsenstein? @Sierra_OffLine I don’t know, exactly, but two strategies: search The Sixties (& maybe peace studies journals) for… https://t.co/n8tzLhmGn9
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥 @sparklebliss @ibogost @Sierra_OffLine it holds onto the msg powder better than the pretzels and breadstick (they'r… https://t.co/T7AvL2LMYd
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥 @xuhulk @_hartsick 😊 👋Day 138: 60 minutes, 3017 words. rewriting a paragraph chunked out yesterday, docking in some new transitions, fuss… https://t.co/n4kjNW0EkJ @collopy i think would have some recs?Seems applicable to highered classrooms etc. But also, I cannot be the only one who sees seating charts and immedia… https://t.co/EirWNfQBXc
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥need to do an extremely modest bit of reading on the peace activism and community organizing in the bay area in the 1960s. any recs welcome.turns out this is a very controversial opinion for 9AM https://t.co/lMvNbB5oAUAnyone who likes the rye chip is a cop https://t.co/2hF8uO7X03 @ibogost I mean sure but we all agree the rye chip is trashSo @NYUGameCenter faculty didn’t just bust their asses figuring out how to stream their student showcase during a p… https://t.co/wi9wC0eNea
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥Lol fuck these guys https://t.co/3uiODVlSvx @apple2europlus It's more like an explainer on why I'm single 🙃
5/22
2020
Sure/Whatever 2020 https://t.co/RncgXqVNlx
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥I thought I was texting Elon Musk. But a 25-year-old woman who works at a Sephora in Silicon Valley replied. Ap… https://t.co/dnGWEB5l8x
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥just imagine that Biden-Klobuchar ticket no one has been waiting for https://t.co/dsWDrNsXHRDay 137: 1 hr 3 minutes, 2783 words. Pretty happy w/ intro, now doing a slow roll on next section, setting up signi… https://t.co/2y0Prmq0Jv"found a fun website on minnesota computing history," hi i'm laine and i'm very singleWhen looking on the Internet to pad out some details on a section about other midcentury technology hubs beside Sil… https://t.co/pAEi40OHH5i tried to drown out his singing and he leaned in https://t.co/I3rgGqUQHe
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥 @KaySavetz or you gotta stop using google docs for word processing!google docs is such an amazing tool, if you try to get it to do anything to a doc longer than 30 pages its like "nah girl"Homeless Black woman sends her 5-year-old to the wrong school •5 years prison Wealthy white woman bribes college o… https://t.co/4rFgFeFtXt
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥My graduation video for the @mccNYU #ClassOf2020 got unveiled at virtual graduation, but maybe the real coup lies i… https://t.co/Ut5uXoAXd8I just found out people have been illegally speedrunning the width of the united states in heavily modified vehicle… https://t.co/AOwmFrW9M8
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥 @neoyorquinanerd I used the term "prophylactic theater" the other day to discuss the double bind of putting on glov… https://t.co/rYmSW3Ce7lThe creators of SimCity had a division that made Sim games for corporations, including a game for Chevron called Si… https://t.co/K9fLZdr3Ot
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Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥How small must Steve Jobs' inner world have been that he had to work so hard to manufacture his own greatness.The psychology of this “opening up” process is intense. Went for a short neighbourhood walk w 4 yo and suddenly *no… https://t.co/pPa4AuEWrv
Retweeted by Laine Nooney @ 🔥🗑️🔥Remember forever the excitement Gates and Allen have over exploiting Tim Paterson's labor and not paying him for th… https://t.co/rp4LZq0afM"why would IBM want to make a deal with a bunch of bozos like us?" B.S. The Gates family had direct social ties Do… https://t.co/B2x2ehxn7F @LadyAiluros @anthonykava Yes he was really riding his ER heartthrob fame when this came out right?? @srcxor @flourish Ok good to know that's for the personal perspective!The claim the IBM released the IBM PC to compete with Apple feels... unlikely? I don't know everything about Don Es… https://t.co/ZZqVjkWsrAUgg this movie is such a grim reminder of the sad stereotype of dudes using "the future" as an excuse to be utterly awful humans @expectproblems They are very iconic!One thing movies do seem to get right however is the gross yellow-orange curtains used by the Civic AuditoriumThe Apple II launch at the West Coast Computer Faire 1977. the placement of the Apple Booth is more accurate in thi… https://t.co/2xT8gZ2x6A"no one had ever heard of Microsoft or Bill Gates" glibs Wozniak, possibly in 1976 in this film? Just straight up historically impossible.Steve Jobs just said "personal computer" I have to take a shotwhat's weird about the narrative framing of this is that it was the HBCC that was the condition of possibility for… https://t.co/1JLkNf9JvANOW Homebrew Computer Club makes an appearance: a scene from the SLAC lecture hall where HBCC met. There's an Afr… https://t.co/puOQ45LUyvSomething that's probably unintentionally accurate is the way Jobs emotional struggles are represented as forms of… https://t.co/nbRTH1AViCLike most of the computer History tbhPersonal note: Woz's wife, nowhere to be foundThis shit is 100% goofsAhh ok that's supposed to be a DEC PDP minicomputer not am Altair, but I'm pretty sure they didn't have a PDP in th… https://t.co/eiGW5mzLWrThe idea that people debugged code by holding paper tape up the light and then taking notes, OMG I'm dyingI get the narrative shorthand here, but Gates had never even seen an Altair when he programmed Altair BASIC and he… https://t.co/8jpuh4zIKrInteresting that the powerful context of Homebrew Computer Club seems written out of the story. Everything about th… https://t.co/u4i951A5DLAccording to Levy, Woz did not meet Draper, aka Capt crunch at Berkeley. The met him thru HBCC.I'll preface my tweets by insisting Im not a scholar of the bios of Woz, Jobs or Gates. But 4 minutes in & wonderin… https://t.co/kxzeWgBPvb @ra 😬Tryin to get in the mood writing chapter 2 of how the computer became personal, and decided I needed to go all in a… https://t.co/260LN1czG6
5/21
2020

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