Content tagged "computers"
Posted by Frankie Schembri
Francesca Schembri on the all-female team that programmed the first electronic computer. It received the Obermayer Prize For Writing on the History of Innovation.
Event: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nick Montfort will lead participants in exploring computer programs through modification and as they start learning the fundamentals of programming
Event: Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Did computers learn to see by modernity’s most highly evolved technologies of vision, or, as Alexander Galloway argues, from sculpture?
To Create Live Treatments of Actuality: An Investigation of the Emerging Field of Live Documentary Practice
There is less attention to new opportunities and new theoretical challenges for live practices within the documentary sphere. This thesis argues for a fuller conceptualization of Live Documentary practice.
Posted by Nick Montfort
The phenomenon of creative computing and the way computer programs exist in culture, through one line of code.
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
The computer’s creative involvement in the visual and literary arts is the topic of this discussion, held on the occasion of the Drawing with Code exhibit.
Mind Over Machine: What Deep Blue Taught Us about Chess, Artificial Intelligence, and the Human Spirit
We can see how Deep Blue impacted the chess community and influenced the fields of philosophy, artificial intelligence, and computer science in the long run.
Exploring creativity and ask whether computers are capable now, or in the future, of producing creative works, specifically in musical composition.