RE: [-empyre-] tangent: software / conceptual art

> Of course before LeWitt's instructions there were the instruction
> pieces of Fluxus... like LaMonte Young's "draw a straight line and
> follow it." Florian Cramer notes the parallel with code art here

I'd just point out that Florian says

"{5: No computer can reprogram itself; self-programming is only possible
within a limited framework of game rules written by a human programmer. A
machine can behave differently than expected, because the rules didn't
foresee all situations they could create, but no machine can overwrite its
own rules by itself.}"

But this is false. See for instance . The technical term
is 'self-modifying code'.


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