Archive for August, 2010

  • 08.27.2010

    McLuhan in Europe 2011

    2011 is the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Canadian media and communications visionary Marshall McLuhan. In Europe transmediale festival and the Marshall McLuhan Salon of the Canadian Embassy in Berlin are producing a year-long programme of activity to recognise the Centenary. The cultural network project McLuhan in Europe 2011 will explore, critique and celebrate […]

  • 08.20.2010

    Reverse-Engineering of Human Brain Likely by 2020

    Reverse-engineering the human brain so we can simulate it using computers may be only a decade away, says Ray Kurzweil, artificial intelligence expert and author of the best-selling book The Singularity is Near. It would be the first step toward creating machines that are more powerful than the human brain. These supercomputers could be networked […]

  • 08.18.2010

    call for proposals: ISEA 2011 Instanbul

    ISEA2011 Istanbul calls for proposals for their conference next year. See below for more information, to apply visit the original call here. Deadline is December 1, 2010. We invite proposals for panels, artworks, papers and workshops form artists, scientist and academics interested in how the digital and electronic media are re-shaping contemporary society and behaviors. […]

  • 08.11.2010

    WikiLeak War Data Visualisations

    NYU political science grad student  Drew Conway used an open source statistical programming language called R and a graphical plotting software tool. The results are unnerving, like stop-motion photography of a freeway wreck. Above is the latest example: a graph showing the spread of combat from 2004 to 2009. It’s exactly what you wouldn’t want […]

  • 08.05.2010

    Call For Entries: GLI.TC/H

    DOWNLOAD PDF CALL FOR ENTRIES: GLI.TC/H ********** *********** GLI.TC/H is an international gathering of noise & new media practitioners in Chicago from September 29 thru October 03, 2010! GLI.TC/H is a physical and virtual assembly of artists, hackers, moshers, dirty mediators, noise makers, circuit benders, p/h/i/l/o/s/o/p/h/e/r/s, and those who find wonder in that which […]

  • 08.03.2010

    doing it for the lulz

    doing it for the lulz featuring presentations by: Jeremy Bailey, ginger coons, and Jon Rafman A series of presentations about making things on and for the internet. The internet is bigger than ever. With consumption and production pushed into such close proximity, XPACE has asked Jeremy Bailey, ginger coons, and Jon Rafman to talk about […]