Uncovering Histories of Electronic Writing: Continuous Paper: Print Interfaces and Early Computer Writing

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  • Histories of the New Sessions

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  • Uncovering Histories of Electronic Writing: Continuous Paper: Print Interfaces and Early Computer Writing

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Abstract:

  • The computer is often equated with the screen, but CRTs were not widely used in early computing. Punch cards, teletypewriters, and print terminals were used in the development of the first computer gaming, art, and literary systems. The nature of these interfaces influenced this early work.

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