Shades of Cogs shows an array a mapping a new media reading of texts published in the “old” media print. The readings speaks about the indeterminacy and ex-stasis of signs, of mappings and structural frameworks. And music. It is an essay, a hyperessay, and an essay at a database-driven text. In 2008, the text underwent a complete overhaul. It was revised, cropped and cleansed. Edited, in short.