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I write a blog nobody can read
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If what I make is art
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Answers to questions I was not asked.
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It's been 11 years
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We consume
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I write a blog nobody can read
Almost nobody. I have written every single day this year. I think I will continue to do so. The blog is hosted in my gopher hole. Gopher is an old Internet protocol. It came out in 1991, around the same time  as the first HTTP. But it is much simpler, and works well on older computers like the commodore 64 from 1982. It allows users to browser gopherholes, which are interlinked, primarily through a major site floodgap.com. A gopherhole can link resources from other gopherholes, much like WWW, but instead of HTML, plaintext is usually transferred. My blog is written in plaintext, formatted to 80 column width, and hosted there, where almos
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If what I make is art
And I am not suggesting that it is, but if it is, then I am not an artist. I am not creating my vision, I'm sifting through possibilities, teasing and tickling the machine with algorithm, repetition and noise. I tweak and tweak, but I never create, I only suggest, and look, discard and keep, until something sometimes appear which might look deliberate, but it never is. If I shape, it is by indirection only.
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Answers to questions I was not asked.
How long have you been on DeviantArt? Around 12 years, almost half of my life. What does your username mean? It means emission of light. But should be parsed as Lumi-Nation, where Lumi is the first part of the word "Lumination" and Nation is the word "Nation", a nation that emits light, it is what I wish we can once become. Describe yourself in three words. Sad, Happy, Numb. Are you left or right handed? I'm right handed, mostly, and I don't think it bears any relevance. What was your first deviation? A picture of a flower, back when digital photography was a new thing to me. It's in my gallery. What is your favourite type of art t
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It's been 11 years
[Warning, this post has no point] Today signify nothing in particular, it is not the day of my 11th anniversary on dA. It is a sunny day with a mostly blue sky, fluffy clouds and bright colorful light pouring down onto the exact same place where I sat when I created my account on this site, 11 years ago. It feels like a different life entirely, though I've not moved away from here yet, I have move away from who I used to be, in time and memory and understanding. 11 years ago, can anyone remember what they did 11 years ago ? I was 18 years old when I signed on, I think, the upload date of my first picture tells me August 26, 2004. I maybe
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We consume
We must.. produce! create! Revert entropy and turn it into a balanced mix of incidental order and deliberate disorder. It is what we are, insufficiency, an attempt at our existence prolonged beyond death for as long our chosen medium lasts. We must build our universe so that we can inhabit it and exist as true persons. What are we but recording apparatuses if we don not ?
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