Category Archives: Perception

Observing Details

Dr. Selia Karsten’s Course“Holistic Approaches to Information Technology” http://astralsite.com/5011/ Note that the top banner graphic doesn’t link every machine to the same network. There are breaks. (for me this represents the space for the human to be the connecting agent … Continue reading

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Teaching Things

Laurie AndersonSpending the War Without YouNorton Lectures “Your tools teach you things.” 1:44:46 from the Q+A at the end of Lecture 6: Birds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mj_JN1delKU And so for day 307614.05.2015

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Now Then

Aislinn HunterThe Certainties This was back when I was fooling myself into thinking Narcissus was a small part of my work on the Metamorphoses and not, somehow, the central thing. Bernard listened politely, which was typical of his disposition, though … Continue reading

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Acting, Imagining, Symbolizing

a snippet from Lev Manovich on pedagogical theory and interface design: Piaget > Bruner > Kay Continue reading

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Naming as a Calling into Being Named

Marcus makes viewing-listening a joy. Richer than machine-generated closed captions. Continue reading

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Corps et Textes

Visceral Data: Renderings That & MatterDigital Humanities at Michigan State UniversityJacqueline D. Wernimonthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dIpX2tQCUk The last slide in the talk/demo caught my attention for its positioning of “narratives” We are inspired by Diana Taylor’s call to see embodied performance as a … Continue reading

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Tapping a Path through Percussion

Jacqueline Wernimont, author of “Numbered Lives: Life and Death in Quantum Media” Distinguished Lecture, “Visceral Data: Renderings that & Matter” at Digital Humanities at Michigan State University. Link to talk/demo After listening to this presentation on data renderings in other … Continue reading

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“What? Say Again.”

Alex McClelland in Sarah Liss, Army of Lovers: A Community History of Will Munro He was totally in denial about his hearing problem. He used to have to wear a hearing aid in school, and he just stopped wearing it. … Continue reading

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Duration and Endurance

I am thinking about time and theories of change after reading Suzanne Guerlac‘s Thinking in Time. But first a detour through the poets:. As Seamus Heaney wrote (in another context) “A new rhythm, after all, is a new life given … Continue reading

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Travel Triggers

Donald Culross Peattie An Almanack for Moderns excerpt from entry for “October Twentieth” There is the utmost charm about collecting lichens for a hobby. Nothing is easier to press and mount. And there is an exquisite fragrance that lingers around … Continue reading

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