Recordings, articles & other writing on topics relating to art, code & the digital sphere.

Sometimes I sit down with friends & record the interesting things they say - Episode 1: Patricio Gonzalez Vivo

A few months ago I had the pleasure of sitting down with Patricio Gonzalez Vivo. What was supposed to be a quick 20 minute chat stretched into an hour long discussion that I’m excited to finally be sharing here. The following is an abridged edit of our conversation. I’ve rearranged bits and pieces for clarity and continuity’s sake. Hopefully you will enjoy learning more about Patricio through his own words, and a few of my own too. Spotify…

Where are you from? Internet

IAM Weekend 17, the Renaissance of Utopias - As far as tech conferences go, there’s something decidedly different about IAM Weekend which I had the pleasure of attending last week and weekend in Barcelona. This isn’t your typical tech conference — can I really even call it that? It’s definitely a conference, and it definitely broaches tech-related topics, but… it doesn’t feel like a tech conference. Maybe this is because the folks who organise…

Code, Data & the Visual Arts

Consider for a moment that data has no specific “look” or “feel”. It has no texture. At its most raw, this ‘material’ is simply information, a sequence of intangible 0’s and 1's. But hidden within data are clues, tidbits, morsels of potential stories that artists can draw upon to give shape and consistency to the creativity that drives them. Their choice tool? The algorithm, which provides a set of boundaries within which the computer can execute…

Technology leads the way for the Convergence of Science & Art

Sónar 2016 x Amusement Magazine - Another edition of Sónar has come and gone leaving a trail of positive reviews in it’s wake, for the plethora of diverse musical acts on the docket but also for it’s ability to seamlessly intertwine it’s younger SONAR + D tech conference counterpart into the mix. The dust having officially settled on the massive electronic event, here’s a look back on the trends in creation and technology that caught our interest…