Alec Custer
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Alec Custer

About Me

Hi, there! I'm Alec Custer, a student of Digital Studies at Davidson College. Here you can learn about me and check out some of my work.

Projects


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The One I Love: The Visual Novel

This is the final "port-ject" for my Fall 2015 Electronic Literature course, for which we were instructed to translate some narrative work into a digital piece. I chose the 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 the final project for my Spring 2015 Data Culture class.

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United States of Amourica

Created for my Spring 2015 Digital History of American knowledge class, 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

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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