Dreamlogsv0.98
The new world order
Le nouvel ordre mondial


Dreamlogs is still in beta version. A new version should be available early 2007


"On ne commande au langage qu'en lui obéissant"
"You can only command language by obeying it"
(Georges Perec & Marcel Bénabou, P.A.L.F. project, OuLiPo 1964)




Dreamlogs are an idea association engine. They propose another way to surf on the Internet, by disentangling the discourses that have interlaced over time

Dreamlogs are a new interface to the Global Text: a non-utilitarian and non-local alternative to search engines (eg. Google)

Dreamlogs confront the temporality of a dreamed life with the infinite dimensionality of speech

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Les Dreamlogs sont un moteur d'association d'idées. Ils offrent une autre façon de naviguer sur Internet, en démêlant le fils des discours qui se sont emmêlés avec le temps

Les Dreamlogs constituent une nouvelle interface au Texte Global : une alternative non-utilitaire et non-locale à Google

Les Dreamlogs confrontent la temporalité d'une vie rêvée avec la dimensionalité indéfinie de la parole

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Concept : Christophe Bruno
Programming : Sylvie Tissot - Christophe Bruno

With the support of the DICREAM, CNC & Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication.

Un grand merci à Gilles Esposito-Farese pour avoir porté à ma connaissance le projet PALF de Georges Perec et Marcel Bénabou


 

Choose a word, or a piece of sentence as a starting point ("I love life", "I'm sad".... whatever you want, preferably quite a simple expression), then click on "Go"




Optional: you can also type in one or several words in the field below, to modulate your search [more]:




Visit the current Dreamlogs

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Tested on: PC IE6 / Firefox / Mozilla - Mac OS X IE5.2

Does NOT work yet on: Mac Safari (very slow) - Mac Netscape 4 - Mac IE5.0

Read the FAQ
What is it?
Dreamlogs produce streams of idea associations on the Web. Starting from a discursive position you can for instance try to reach the opposite discursive position within a number of steps... [more]

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Dreamlogs were presented for the first time at the Read_Me 2004 festival, August 2004 in Aarhus, Denmark. Here is a video of my presentation (61 Mo!)

The blog of the DorkCamp, at Read_Me 2004

A glimpse beyond search engines
: introductory text published in the Read_Me 2004 book

Dreamlogs have also been exhibited at the Nuit Blanche de Paris (oct 2 2004, at the Mairie du 4ème, curator : Metazone)

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