My Work - Your Text
My Intention is Your Interpretation: An interactive therapy
This is an experiment to represent some ideas in Roland Barthes essay "From
somewhat like a fortune teller, or a magic eight-ball. This would also be
like using Tarot Cards, the I Ching, reading the Tea Leaves, or Astrological signs to
interpret some past, present or possible future conditions.
I've often thought that the power of these divination methods depend on the personal
interpretation of the readings by the subject. Based on a place and time of the readings,
and inspired by random, loosely meaningful symbols, the subject applies his or her own
personal situation to these symbols and derives a specific interpretation.
||Now, think carefully of
some issue that has been worrying you for a while, stare into the crystal ball, and click
on the button "My Intention" to retrieve a random quote available for "Your
Other places to go...
Magnetic Poetry (Java Applet by Prominence.com)
Therapy (Java Applet by Prominence.com)
James Joyce: A Portrait of the
Artist as a Young Man
What is Interactivity?
(From the MSP StudentWorks pages)
A Scientific Investigation of the
Inner Workings of the Magic 8 Ball