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README.md

cyber/technofeminist cross-readings

https://cross.virtualprivateserver.space

This is the code for a cyber/technofeminist cross-reader, developed in the context of the exhibition Computer Grrrls in Paris (March - July 2019). - https://gaite-lyrique.net/evenement/computer-grrrls

A cross-reading allows for a specific type of reading that does not follow a linear order, but follows a self-chosen path. Reading becomes an act of creating relations and threading connections, reading across different domains.

This cyber/technofeminist cross-reader does not follow one but two axes, bridging the act of reading a collection of texts, with the act of reading a tool. Reading across a collection of manifestos, while reading the algorithm that is used to do so.

Installation

Requirements -- apt:

$ sudo apt install python3 python3-pip

Requirements -- pip3:

$ pip install flask nltk

Requirements -- nltk

$ python3

>>> import nltk >>> nltk.download('averaged_perceptron_tagger')

Run locally

To run the cross-reader locally, the script start.py can be used.

$ python3 start.py

In the browser now visit:

localhost:5000

Copyleft

The cyber/technofeminist cross-reader is a free work, you can copy, distribute, and modify it under the terms of the Free Art License.

http://artlibre.org/licence/lal/en/