my philosophical artistic pseudonym ".thejass." is a change in the notion of identity. "the" specifies the definiteness of my name "jass", which are concatenated, and delimited by dots "." that symbolize not only a beginning and an eventual end of my physical life, but also an aesthetic of virtual immortality. .thejass. is a reference to the domain name system that defines where i exist in the realm of the internet and is an online grave stone marker in the vastness of the global network.