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Posted by Sasha Costanza-Chock
Associate Professor Sasha Costanza-Chock: “What paths, then, might lead us out of the matrix of domination?”
This collaboratively written book takes a single line of code–the extremely concise BASIC program for the Commodore 64 inscribed in the book’s title–and uses it as a lens through which to consider the phenomenon of creative computing and the way computer programs exist in culture.
Montfort and Bogost show that the Atari VCS—often considered merely a retro fetish object—is an essential part of the history of video games.