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Mute - Issue 01 - Homo Ludens

Author
Pauline van Mourik Broekman and Simon Worthington
Publisher / Label
Skycraper Digital Publishing
Country
UK
Language
English
Publication year
1995
Type of publication
Magazines
Issue number
Vol 1, No. 1
Number of pages
16

Index

The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over the Hills
The Origin of Species - A Bestiary of Gaming

Game Ploy
Games and the G.U.I.
by Sheep T. Iconoclast

Somewhere over the TV
A recent exhibition by Karen J. Guthrie and
Nina Pope at hte Collective Gallery in Edinburgh and
Fringe Gallery in Glasgow

A Koan translation piece, Chris Grottick. 
Translation software for the Japanese lan-
guage has yet to be perfected. Ironically, 
the deficiencies in current translation 
packages can produce results akin to the 
beautiful Buddhist KOAN poems.
A mechanical translation piece with an 
aura..............................................p.3

Around the Compendium in 54 Aphorisms. 
Keith Tyson on his favourite subject. 
SPADES, CLUBS, HEARTS and DIAMONDS. 
Can the card’s meaning 
be exhausted?...................................p.4/5

This Infant Earth, a story by James Flint.
Dr. Slattery Lovechuck, weather technician 
has an unusually hard day at the 
office..........................................p.8/9

Monopoly Rules, Avon Huxor.
Software applications used in business and 
commerce could provide some of the most 
interesting areas for the game to take free 
rein. A network game-plan.........................p.9

Milo Garcia, iíM a Gorila c, 
i Micro Gala, i i a GlaM roc.
The poetics of dumb technology, stupid 
machines and balloon dogs, Alisdair 
Duncan...........................................p.12

The Post_Human Manifesto Version 1.0 
Excerpts from the forthcoming publication 
The Post_Human Condition, Robert 
Peppirel and Hex..............................p.12/13

Untitled
Rave bound multi-media, a new underval-
ued art-form? Vegetable Vision, Buggy G. 
and Matt Black discuss.
By Eddie Harrison................................p.16

Game Ploy - the GUI and the Game
Sheep T. Iconoclast...............................p.1
Somewhere over the TV,
Nina Pope and Karen J. Guthrie:
a review..........................................p.1
Interview with Scanner,
William Shoebridge................................p.2
We're not getting anywhere,
Online conversation with ‘Splotch’,
Will Bradley......................................p.2
Interview with Andy Blazdell
Pauline v. Mourik Broekman........................p.3
Internet,
the Wonderful World of Wire.......................p.4
Modern Times, a comic strip,
James Pyman.......................................p.4
THE THING, an art bulletin board,
Andreas Ruthi.....................................p.4
The Internet for Free and Miscellaneous,
Paul Miller.....................................p.4/5
Bermuda Triangle
Pauline v. Mourik Broekman......................p.6/7
Reviews:
Hermes’ Mistress: Regina Frank at the IAS 
Anti-Rom: sass
Staying in to play: John P. Bichard 
on CD-rom games
(i = 0001; i <= 1001; i++); Tessa Elliott 
and Jonathan Jones-Morris 
Running Time:
TatsuoMiyasJajima.................................p.7
Poussin in the age of Pop Video,
Martin Maloney....................................p.8
Formz lyrics, Ranu Mukherjee......................p.8
Dissimulations, the Illusion of Interactivity
Andy Cameron.....................................p.10
Creative Play, Wally Sewell......................p.11
Photographic Work, Carey Young...................p.11
The Production of the 
Synesthetic Experience,
The D.I.Y guide to digital creativity,
Daniel Jackson...................................p.13
Digital Small Ads................................p.14
Orlan, Rachel Armstrong..........................p.14
Rachel and Venus, 9 x 24
A comic strip by Johnny..........................p.14
Will the Revolution be Televised,
Philip Chafer....................................p.15
Peter Boyd Joines Anderson,
A visual short story from
“An AlphabeVof the senses”.......................p.15
Editorial HOMOLUDENS.............................p.15
Festivals and Events.............................p.15
Would you recognise a Virtual Paradise? 
Paintings from an ongoing series 
by Suzie Treister................................p.16