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By Casey Reas, Nick Montfort, Ian Bogost, John Bell, Patsy Baudoin, Jeremy Douglass, Mark C. Marino, Michael Mateas, Mark Sample, Noah Vawter

A unmarried line of code deals the way to comprehend the cultural context of computing.

This e-book takes a unmarried line of code--the tremendous concise simple application for the Commodore sixty four inscribed within the title--and makes use of it aa a lens wherein to think about the phenomenon of artistic computing and how computing device courses exist in tradition.

The authors of this collaboratively written e-book deal with code no longer as in simple terms sensible yet as a text--in the case of 10 PRINT, a textual content that seemed in lots of assorted revealed sources--that yields a narrative approximately its making, its function, its assumptions, and extra. they give thought to randomness and regularity in computing and paintings, the maze in tradition, the preferred easy programming language, and the hugely influential Commodore sixty four machine.

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5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10 1/3/13 9:33:08 PM What Is a Maze? A maze can mean a structure, a network of connected passages that contains a navigable route as well as dead ends and backtracks. Or, a maze can have a more abstract meaning: a complex network of paths with or without a solution. In popular use, the meaning of the term “maze” has been stretched to cover intellectual puzzles, tangled legal code, and confusing, labyrinthine situations. 10 PRINT’s output can thus evoke a rich collection of associations by means of a simple yet resonant figure.

Some emulators (like some editions) may be better for teaching, for casual reading or play, or for research and study. Instead of dismissing the emulator as useless because it isn’t the original hardware, it makes more sense to consider how it works and what it affords, to look at what sort of edition it is. The BASIC programs printed in this chapter can be run on a Com- modore 64 emulator. The reader is encouraged to download an emulator, run the programs, and imagine how various differences between emulation and the original hardware influence the experience.

Indd 39 {39} 1/3/13 9:33:09 PM video games such as Doom (1993) and Pac-Man (1980). 10 PRINT’s continuously cascading display echoes the playful zigzagging of children gamboling through the hedges. The Laboratory Maze The maze traveler has had many manifestations: the brave warrior facing obstacles, the penitent disciple undertaking a divine ritual, the Elizabethan child experiencing vertiginous pleasure. But no discussion of the cultural touchstones of mazes (and their resonances for maze creators) would be complete without that humbler maze walker, or crawler, the laboratory rat.

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