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Archive for April, 2008



A footnote enumerating creative flow states

In the eighth footnote for Sanford Kwinter’s essay “Flying the Bullet,” which accompanies the slim volume “Conversations with Students” by Rem Koolhaas, is a brief enumeration of different names for Samadhi-like states in which an interactant “becomes one” with an interactive system. I quote: “Class four behavior” in Stephen Wolfram; “poised systems” and “edge of […]


Alphabet Synthesis Machine (2001) restored

After 16 months of being offline, the Alphabet Synthesis Machine is now back. The ASM was commissioned in 2001 by Art21, and¬†created in collaboration with Jonathan Feinberg and Cassidy Curtis. Huge props to Jonathan for getting this up and working again in his spare time. The ASM had gone down due to a disk crash […]