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NICHOLAS ROYLE ON FIRST NOVEL AND THE FAILURE TO ACQUIRE A HERMAN MILLER CHAIR | Michael Stewart
"First Novel is not the first novel by Nicholas Royle. First Novel is the seventh novel by Nicholas Royle. The protagonist is a novelist called Paul Kinder who teaches Creative Writing in Manchester. Nicholas Royle is a novelist who teaches Creative Writing in Manchester. Paul Kinder is fascinated by first novels. Nicholas Royle is fascinated by first novels. Paul Kinder is friends with novelist and short story writer, Elizabeth Baines. Nicholas Royle is friends with novelist and short story writer, Elizabeth Baines. Paul Kinder has a fascination with the uncanny. Nicholas Royle has a fascination with the uncanny. In other words, First Novel is very much in danger of disappearing up its own arsehole." I greatly enjoyed First Novel - I'm somewhat a fan of Royle's work - and this is a nice interview, especially his comments on the various overlaps with reality.
writing  fiction  nicholasroyle  reality 
february 2014 by infovore
American Pixels
"As computer technology has evolved to make artificial images look ever more real - so that the latest generation of shooter and war games will look as realistic as possible - ajpeg is intended to go the opposite way: Instead of creating an image artificially with the intent of making it look as photo-realistic as possible, it takes an image captured from life and transforms it into something that looks real and not real at the same time." Beautiful.
compression  imagery  pictures  algorithms  graphics  reality  processing  images  photographs 
january 2010 by infovore

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