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Some Objections to Interactive Computer Art

Below is a list of objections to interactive computer-based art (e.g. such as the kind I create). These are notes I scribbled during a conversation over beers with the great David Rokeby sometime in 2010; they are his thoughts. If I recall correctly, David was sharing some stories about how his work was the target of all […]

Response to an Invitation

Hello ████████████████, Thank you for this kind invitation to present at ████████████████. I looked at your 2013 web site, and I counted 8 women out of 60 speakers, or 13%. I regret to say that I no longer speak at events with such a poor ratio of female:male presenters. Of course it’s your business how […]

Happy New Year 2014!

Warm new year’s wishes from Golan, Andrea, Zen & Roxy! Animated GIF built with Processing.

Happy New Year 2011!

Computational Gastronomy

It can be a rewarding and entertaining exercise to think through the implications of prepending “computational” to various subjects of consideration — particularly those fields traditionally considered “outside” the purview of procedural science, like the arts and humanities. (As communications technologies inexorably revolutionize every aspect of contemporary life, such a gedankenexperiment is merely a reasonable […]