Tag Archives: Cognition

Thinking Through Actions and Images

Lev ManovichSoftware Takes Command p. 97-98 According to Kay, the key step for him and his group was to start thinking about computers as a medium for learning, experimentation, and artistic expression which can be used not just by adults … Continue reading

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Art + Fact

Further to the meditations on ancestral objects and stories offered by Bonnie Devine … Artifacts may only be remnants left behind by the people who went before us, but to me, holding an artifact is like shaking hands with the … 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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phanopoeia > montage > creation

Images sometimes stay with one for a long while (e.g. this cover from a 2005 catalogue for Lee Valley) before they rhyme with another that opens up the imagination (the back cover of Stanley Tucci The Tucci table : cooking … Continue reading

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For the Kid-at-Heart Who Banged Her Head

Dear W., I hope all is well with the concussion recuperation. As you know I have been concentrating on one sensory modality per week for the last little while. I meant to get the proprioception one out earlier — got … Continue reading

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Proprioception, Interoception, Exteroception

After Harryette Mullen Sleeping with the Dictionary From the Apple Dictionary (Version 2.3.0 (239.5)) proprioception | ˌprə(ʊ)prɪəˈsɛpʃn | noun [mass noun] Physiology perception or awareness of the position and movement of the body: exercises to improve balance and proprioception. The … Continue reading

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Home Page — Paging Home

The Internet Archive Wayback Machine offers glimpses into one’s past like this home page from 2001 What you may ask is a home page? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_page A personal home page historically has served as a means of self-portrayal, job-related presentation, and … Continue reading

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From Split to Bridge

I like how this builds from handedness to the capacity to imagine other minds… Beneficent spiral Research at Newcastle University points to a possible source for a particular recursive ability in the human mind: our skill at conceiving of the … Continue reading

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