“Driessens & Verstappen are fascinated by the idea that all the faces of all the people who have ever lived and will ever live, may be found within the enormous quantity of grains of sand existing on earth”.
“Human Computers: RR63+WP.png” is an installation/performance by Jeff Thompson that opened at Locust Projects in Miami last weekend. Over the course of six hours, 13 performers slowly decoded a single PNG file entirely by hand using only pencil and paper worksheets.
Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger: The Conference, 2010-2011
“Starring the Computer is a website dedicated to the use of computers in film and television. Each appearance is catalogued and rated on its importance (ie. how important it is to the plot), realism (how close its appearance and capabilities are to the real thing) and visibility (how good a look does one get of it). Fictional computers don’t count (unless they are built out of bits of real computer), so no HAL9000 – sorry.”
Laurie Spiegel Playing the Bell Labs Digital Synthesizer, better known as the Alles Machine or Alice, an experimental additive synthesizer designed by Harold G. Alles and Douglas Bayer at Bell Labs in 1977-78.
Windows ‘95 with Greta is the kind of stuff that makes me love the Internet. How else were we supposed to find this crazy stuff? Seriously, I’m grateful…
[via Dangerous Minds]
Be sure to find a giant african knife before you get started. And a chisel…
(Via Driveby Blogging)