This was a hypertext originally published by Mots Pluriels no. 19, October 2001. It was later redesigned by Reza Negarestani, the amazing post-everything author of Cyclonopedia, whose journey out of Iran and into the center of world discourse is an epic in its own.
The aleph is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet and means, among other things, infinite. Tav is the last letter, and means “sign”. Tav is the sign of the sign. Aleph-Tav together can mean “infinite sign” as well as “alpha-omega.”