The Recognition Machine
2018-11-05 18:57:51
Try out of “The Recognition Machine” a collaboration with Antje van Wichelen part of working title festival at workspacebrussels 30/11, 1 & 2/12/2018 – 12:00 > 18:00 free entrance With The (...)
like a finger pointing, denouncing
2018-09-21 13:29:03
At this level, all structures are dissolved, or, rather, those that constituted the essence of the clinical gaze are gradually, and in apparent disorder, replaced by those that are to constitute (...)
History of an image scraper
2018-09-04 19:52:29
“Shinn’s motel room contained 26 stolen books and a file full of inventory cards for another 154 volumes. He was well-educated in book history, restoration and binding, and the tools of his trade (...)
A certain indeterminacy of color, neither cerise nor taupe nor burnt umber, nor gray either
2018-07-15 17:46:31
Fragments from Eric Schwitzgebel’s Why did we think we dreamed in black and white? Prior to the rise of scientific psychology, scholars interested in dreaming generally stated or assumed that (...)
2018-06-23 10:12:08
A self learning genetic algorithm finding its way through the maze of Super Mario’s games. Exhibiting a behavior similar to Shannon’s mouse in the previous (...)
There is no home like place
2018-06-21 08:49:39
“Airbnb is a global hotel filled with the same recurring items. Bed, chair, potted plant, all catered to our cosmopolitan sensibilities. We end up in a place that’s completely interchangeable; a (...)
From gun to nerve
2018-06-18 15:20:18
In Of frogs and men: the origins of psychophysiological time experiments, 1850–1865, Henning Schmidgen retraces the history of Helmholtz’s experiments on the propagation of stimuli within nerves. (...)
Don’t write down father
2018-03-09 09:50:40
Eleanor Rosch and Carolyn B. Mervis, Family Resemblances: Studies in the Internal Structure of Categories, 1975.
Situationist Pinball
2018-02-22 12:32:39
This device allows for the automatic generation of a Gaussian curve (position of the balls at the bottom. The artistic problems of the dérive occur at the same level as the relatively (...)
SICV in Barcelona
2018-02-22 12:06:57
Tras poner en marcha mi Instituto Escandinavo de Vandalismo Comparado, muchos se preguntan por qué le puse un nombre tan peculiar, sin llegar a tener del todo claro si tomárselo en serio o no. (...)
Face synch
2018-02-12 18:47:34
Duchenne was based at the Salpêtrière hospital in Paris, where he researched muscular electrophysiology—the perceived electrical dysfunction underlying neurological conditions, ranging from strokes (...)
Mere storage appears somewhat dysfunctional
2018-02-12 15:21:44
“As we know, everyone is now talking about the virtual, i.e., computerized museum, and that must be the reason why a media historian has been invited to Barcelona.” Friedrich Kittler on the museum (...)
“Live CV”
2018-02-02 09:34:15
In this demo video, a programmer works interactively with open CV. As the code is altered, a window displaying the results of the computation is continuously updated. The demonstration ends as (...)
Database populism
2018-01-22 11:02:35
Although early users of database technology were predominantly large institutions, the database was also a key technology in the populist vision of personal computing generated by microcomputer (...)
A system for detecting an accessible bug
2018-01-22 00:12:57
We have described each of the operations on the retinal image in terms of what common factors in a large variety of stimuli cause response and what common factors have no effect. What, then, does (...)