WEEK8:MARCH 8: COMPUTING

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LECTURE: cyberneticsmemex2017

Vannevar Bush, As We May Think:  https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/303881/

Beatriz Colomina, “Surrounded By Images: The Eames Multi-media Architecture”: colominaarticle

Questions to guide you:

What does Vannevar Bush define as “thought”? What makes you think Bush and the present are related or not?  What is a Multi-media architecture? How do the Eames ideas of informaiton relate or not to our present? How do they relate to your experience? Do cell phones, hand helds etc. change our relationship to the screen or is it the same?

Watch:

Adam Curtis: All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace: https://vimeo.com/groups/96331/videos/80799352

RECOMMENDED:

Peter Galison, The Ontoloty of The Enemy: galison94

We will watch these in class…

IBM Movies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEWNeqXG_hI

Charles and Ray Eames “Communications Primer” : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byyQtGb3dvA

SPECIAL WORKSHOP OPTIONAl:

http://www.speculativelife.com/event/northern-atmospheres-earth-observatory-array-action-workshop-with-jamie-allen-day-1/?rsvp_sent=1

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