Alec Custer
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Alec Custer

About Me

Hi, there! I'm Alec. I'm an aspiring web developer and a current student of Digital Studies and Computer Science at Davidson College.

Projects


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The One I Love: The Visual Novel

This is my final "port-ject" for a course on Electronic Literature, for which we were instructed to translate some narrative work into a digital piece. I chose to re-imagine the opening scenes of the 2014 film The One I Love as a visual novel. Headphones recommended!

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MSFTPatentBot

Using Microsoft's publicly available database of their 40,000+ patents, this bot tweets one patent's name and number every hour.

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The World According to Jeopardy!

If the only source for aliens to learn about human culture was the popular trivia show Jeopardy!, what sort of picture would they get? This proof-of-concept wiki, which uses only Jeopardy! questions and answers as the reference sources for its articles, explores that very question. This was my final project for a Spring 2015 Data Culture class.

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United States of Amourica

Created for Digital History of American Knowledge, this first-of-its-kind site gathers, maps, and visualizes 169 American love letters from the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Writings

Interactive Digital Narratives

Reflections on "close playings" of video games.

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Gender + Technology

Thoughts on the intersection of the two.

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GraveDIGin'

Thoughts on digital death.

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Click, Clack, ERROR: Computers that Type

Thoughts on electronic literature.

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