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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 […]

Grateful for a name

In 1985, a research unit was formed at Carnegie Mellon called the “Center for Arts and Technology”. The interdisciplinary spirit was in the air — it was the same year that the Media Laboratory was founded at MIT. A few years later the CMU unit folded (I don’t have the complete history here) and was […]