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Invisible Cities

I've been reading Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino recently. I got it for my brother for Christmas but he already had it, so now I'm reading it. It's funny how you often fit what you are reading into what you are doing, and what you are doing into what you are reading. Of course it is an appropriate book for what we are discussing. The many chapters dedicated to cables; strings, webs and other tentative delicate connections between the cities inhabitants are appropriate metaphors for our proposed way of construction