All posts tagged: cybernetics

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The Politics of the New Aesthetic: Electric Anthropology and Ecological Vision

Digital culture, for all of its inherent reflexivity, can be surprisingly dumb when it comes to reflecting critically upon itself. However, when it does, ideas mash quickly, and the fast moving meme emerging around The New Aesthetic is a fascinating example (you can literally watch this discussion in real time online right now). Image above: Selective […]

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What is at stake in animate design? [Theory]

Grey Walter’s robotic tortoises ELSIE Usman Haque has, on several occasions, made the observation that there is an important difference between interactivity and responsiveness (see for example -pdf). A responsive system is a fundamentally linear  set of relations, a kind of reaction where the same thing happens every time a given action is performed. A […]

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Piano Gloves [Processing]

The first prototype of Piano Gloves created by Scott Garner using Arduino and Processing. The concept is simple including gloves with buttons at the end of the fingers connected to Arduino which are fed to custom Processing app that generates the sounds. via scott.j38.net/interactive/piano_gloves/