Updated: here’s a copy of the piece. But if you possibly can, you really should buy a copy of Cabinet. They’re a non-profit journal dedicated to art, culture and science run by great people. I couldn’t be more excited about this: this is my article, “Interfaces to the Subterranean,” in the latest issue of Cabinet!… Continue reading My article in Cabinet and other adventures
Nicholas Negroponte’s books The Architecture Machine and Soft Architecture Machines are long out of print and often quite expensive. Following the links above will provide you with digital versions of the books.
A quick note that I’m presenting today at UC-San Diego at Designing Geopolitics. I’m giving a talk called “Intelligence in Search of A Body” on Nicholas Negroponte and the Architecture Machine Group as a part of the session titled, “Data as World, World-Image, World-Making,” with along with two people I admire greatly: Lev Manovich and… Continue reading Designing Geopolitics: presenting today
Walt Mink was a terrific band from St. Paul in the early 90s. They were named after a psychology professor at Macalester did a great cover of Pink Moon, they did a great couple albums, they were great live… Thanks to Willfully Obscure, I heard something I’ve not heard since 1992, hanging out with my… Continue reading All-Nite Grocery! Walt Mink!
My last two Saturdays involved reciting poetry out loud in some unusual ways. The first episode: a manifesto, a bubble and a monster. Two weeks ago, I participated in the Emerging Territories of Movement event at the Storefront for Art and Architecture. I was one of 15 people asked to deliver a manifesto—my group was… Continue reading A manifesto, a bubble, a monster: poetic episode #1
I’m sitting at the airport again, about to embark on a five or six stop trip over the next month. Oh my! Speaking-wise, my first stop is the ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture) annual conference in Montreal, one of my favorite cities in the world. I’m giving another paper on Cedric Price and… Continue reading Upcoming adventures
It’s been very productive month in Princeton, even if I am channeling John Nash in my organizing of little slips of paper in pursuit of the big arguments for my dissertation. I’m interested in what Katherine Hayles refers to as “how information lost its body” and how it gets rematerialized, not in bodies (which is her… Continue reading weeknote 21
When I first heard about Neb, I believed he was the Snuffleupagus. My friends told me about him but he was never in town when I was in San Francisco. I believed him to be invisible. Given the many superpowers Neb holds, it would be a viable possibility. But then he materialized at eTech in… Continue reading neb 4.0! happy birthday, dear friend!
I got to tummel last week! I was the guest on Tummelvision, where I talked about architecture and interactivity and a bunch of other things with the lovely and wonderful Deb Schultz and Kevin Marks. It was great fun. If you’d like to listen, it’s right here. Thank you guys so much for having me.
Lots of travel. Lots of projects. Lots of papers and writing. Lots of arguing with the structure of my dissertation. Lots of airplanes. Lots of mud and melting snow in Princeton, where I sit at my desk right now. It’s the quiet before the storm — I’ll post about what’s coming up in my next… Continue reading Oh the places you’ll see