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Journal #7 – Big Brother is Watching You

Privacy has been an issue in politics for a while now. It’s one of those problems that can’t be easily resolved, since both sides of the spectrum have solid arguments. Perhaps the most commonly referenced example of surveillance gone wrong … Continue reading

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Journal #6: The Stanley Parable

From Digital Art: As Eduardo Kac puts it, ‘the passage into a digital culture–with its standard interfaces that require us to pound a keyboard and sit behind a desk while staring at a screen–creates a physical trauma that amplifies the psychological … Continue reading

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Journal #4: Teaching Robots

We can’t really teach robots to love until we can teach them to learn, can we? While watching Hod Lipson’s TED talk, I couldn’t help but wonder how exactly the learning mechanism in their AI works. The showcased robot was … Continue reading

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Journal #4: The VFX Soldiers

Everyone’s aware of the role visual effects play in movies nowadays. What many people aren’t aware of is the actual process behind the magic. Visual effects (VFX) work is not done by the studio; it is given to outside companies … Continue reading

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Journal #3

“Interactivity” seems like a bit of a buzzword nowadays, especially in the age of the web and mobile device. As a culture, we’re constantly hooked up to and interacting with some kind of interface–I’m typing on a keyboard interface at … Continue reading

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Journal #2

When a work represents “reality” do you think it is ethical to alter an image to change its meaning from the work’s original context? I think the first thing I should address here is the preconceived notion that photographs represent … Continue reading

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Journal #1

To start things off, I hope you’re all familiar with TED. If you aren’t, go here and watch a few videos. Then watch this: Golan Levin: Art that looks back at you In this TED talk, we see digital art … Continue reading

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