What is the goal of Art 12A: Art, Design, and Electronic Culture?
A) To introduce the and theoretical foundations of digital media art and design
B) To trace how information technologies seeded the growth of new expressive mediums
C) To consider how today
Modell 5: Granular Synthesis
video , three frames
Speeded up, 2 frames back and forth
Isolation of different parts moving
Same action, different timings, for each frame
Small movements every time
First day until this Tuesday
What is Software Engineering
Multi-person construction of multi-version software
Key Theme: Teams
o A discipline that deals with the building of software systems which are so large that they are built by a
team or team
Only humans makes waste the environment cant degrade
The smaller the plastic, more dangerous. The start changing the biochemistry of the animal
They collect this salt just down from the water treatment center-so called treatmen
Gestalt: the whole
Analog vs. Digital
What is a computer?
What is it to compute?
Does brain develop ideas and process information
What is information?
What is a cognition?
To live is to cognize
Sense of knowing you exist, computer
The Current Relevance of Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Embodiment
Hubert L. Dreyfus
University of California - Berkeley
 In Phenomenology of Perception Merleau-Ponty tells us that:
Ethology: study of animal behavior
Connection between brain and behavior
Conceptions of selfhood
Mind vs. body
Mind vs. lived experience
Ethological vs. neurological
What is intelligence?
Action in the world
In the brain
Response to sandra harding
Post-modernism and post- structuralism
Non humanist Marxism
Opposition to post modernism stances
ARTS 9B NOTES
Lecture 1: 1/8/15
Word, argument, and possibility
Virtual and real worlds
Worlding and Identity
2. A Culture of Divided Worldviews
What are the Culture Wars?
i. Period in 1980 where dispute over culture was prominent (argumen
ART 9B Post Midterm
Lecture 7: 02/10/15
3. Using Critical tools
Spectator: passive or active
Speaker: silent or vocal
Actor: object or subject
We in different ways and moments in our lives decide if we want to be actor or
objects in our lives
ARTS 9B TEST
Reality is Broken Jane McGonagall
o Positive psychology and game design
o Unnecessary obstacle compared to reality games challenge us and help
us put our strength to better use
o Example: One of the thing games do is allow us to make a little
19th century - the Anthropocene goes turbo
Industrial Revolution - mass production of steel, use of steam power, etc
People move from the country to the city (from open lands to dense areas, long hours in
polluting buildings, poor sanitation, child labo
Alien Intelligence Notes
Interactive world you can wander into and explore
Create a replica of the Stein play and a whole different world
Sells his soul for the secret of the electric light, then wonders if he has a soul to sell
Possible to create an el
The Victorian Internet
Read about how technology changed the world, even before the Internet was present
Back when electricity was still a mystery
No one knew what was esoteric, mysterious, magical
Applied technology thats holding the world together
Art 4 Wetware Readings
1) What Is lIfe?
What is life? A gathering consensus in anthropology, science studies, and philosophy of biology suggests
that the theoretical object of biology, life, is today in transformation, if not dissolution. Proliferating
As I said at a nanotechnology conference in 1989, We cant simply
do our science and not worry about these ethical issues.
Unfortunately, as with nuclear technology, it is far easier to create
destructive uses for nanotechnology than constructive ones.
Art 12A Week 2 1/14/16
-video on launching a Lego man into the air.
-google glass; Benefits = constant access to information,
Frightening = invasion of privacy
-information privacy and intellectual freedom.
-being able to track your own consumer intake is
1C Art in Context: Sculpture, Space and Cyberspace
Spring 2016, Tue-Thu 5:00-6:20 pm, HG 1800.
Professors: Jennifer Pastor (weeks 1-5) and Jesse Jackson (weeks 6-10)
This is the third class in a three-quarter Art foundation sequence int