The Value of Density

Jeff Pack '99, Brown University (English 112, 1996)

Cyberspace and Literary Theory

What is important is density.

In digital spaces, where size is reducible to a number (and all numbers are considered equal; 0000 requires as much storage as 1111), aesthetics change. Waterfalls are no more inspiring than leaky faucets; or if they are, it is not because of their power or scale, but simply that the equation which describes them is more complex.


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