De Poetry Compressor

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Ted van Lieshout developed the "Poetry Compressor," which is an app that analyses text and systematically rearranges letters and text structures. It was their answer to the question whether the internet can contribute to pen, paper, and word processors.

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Ted van Lieshout ontwikkelde de ‘Poetry Compressor’, een applicatie “om stukken tekst te analyseren en letters en tekstelementen systematisch te herordenen” (Schrader, De Man & Van Lieshout, 2006, z.p.). Het was hun antwoord op de vraag of internet iets kan toevoegen aan pen, papier en tekstverwerker

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