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  1. Nov 2023
  2. Dec 2020
    1. Guard fields proved invaluable for breaking cycles[5], a central anxiety of early hypertext [18][11].

      Storyspace used a scripting language to create what they called "Guard Fields" — boolean logic that will make a link clickable or not based on the pages the reader had already visited up until that point.

      What is interesting is that guard fields proved effective at breaking cycles (one of the risks of disorientation in hypertext).

  3. Mar 2017
    1. My colleagues were freaking out and this inspired the post Nature Regains Ground.

      changing roles panic disorientation teachers