Publish-ing when the intended audience are artificial beings such as primitive A.I. life forms

Colleagues The recent months ave been hectic and productive in our UTD ArtSciLab ( https://artscilab.atec.io/  ) . This semester our seminar is around the topic of expertimental publishing and experimental curating (EXPUCU in our local artscilab dialect). This is a continuation of the Leonardo experimental publishing initiatives over the last 50 years; we have been seeking …

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After the Internet : Leonardo call for ideas on what will replace the internet

Leonardo Colleagues OK how can Leonardo launch a publication for space tourists ? check out http://www.olats.org/space/sasc21/2019/sasc21_2019.php As you will remember Leonardo was an early adopter of on-line publishing, Our fineart forum started in 1988 with ray lauzana’s brilliant initiative and the Leonardo web site was one of the first 400 web sites on the web …

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ArtSciLab Grey Paper: Data Listening, Listening to Data, Data Sonification podcast channel update

colleagues Scot Gresham-Lancaster of the UTD ATEC ArtSciLab is the producer of a podcast channel Data and Sound on Creative Disturbance ( https://creativedisturbance.org/ ). He has been interviewing key researchers in the emerging field called variously Data Listening, Listening to Data and Data Sonification. If you are interested in being interviewed for this channel please …

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What would YOU tell the US National Endowment of Arts ! Now is the time to mobilise !

colleagues As i mentionned in my previous blog the US community of practice in our art/science/technology fields are getting attention from the US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine with the upcoming April 12 in Washington DC  : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-national-convening-on-the-integration-the-arts-humanities-and-stemm-in-higher-ed-tickets-53159362083  Now the US National Endowment of the Arts has launched an important process of consultation with …

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us national academy of sciences convene the “art-science-technology” villages of practice

Colleagues The US National Academies of Science, Medicine and Engineering are convening our community of art/sci/tech practice to discuss and further the recommendations in the report they issued on how to think anew about integrating the arts and humanities, including design, into higher education science/engineering/math and medicine – this will be a real gathering of …

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Are Barabasi’s Laws&Formulas for Success Applicable to Transdisciplinary ArtScience Practice ?

  Colleagues It is with pleasure that I recommend the new book Albert-László Barabási : The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success. Little Brown – 2018 ISBN-13: 9780316505499 Reviewed by: Roger F. Malina, February 9 2019 ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3399-3865 Reviews and critiques by; Sharath Chandra Ram, Isabel Meirelles, Wolf Rainer Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, in this new book, provides …

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US National Academies Town Hall meeting Dallas Feb 6- Integrating Arts and Humanities into STEM in Higher ed

colleagues Two announcements =Second the ATEC watering hole, and First thevisit of Ashley Bear, Co Author of the National Academies reporton Integrating the Arts and Humanities in STEM Higher Ed National Academies Town Hall meeting on UTD campusFeb 6 Ashley Bear will give a town hall meeting on Feb 6 at 2pm – contact me …

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS LEONARDO/ISAST Leonardo/ISAST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT Arizona State University

 ASU-Leonardo Executive Director/Professor of PracticeJob #12734 https://sfis.asu.edu/jobs  Colleagues We are delighted to announce that the Leonardo 50th celebrations all around our planet culminated in a an amazing partnership agreement between the Leonardo non profit ISAST and Arizona State University. As part of this a full time position as Executive Director of Leonardo/ISAST has been posted, …

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Lets Redesign Space Exploration for the 21stC: meet at Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India

In previous blogs I have argued that we need to resign science itself, both its methods and social embedding need urgent transition re-design. As a space scientist myself, I am convinced we need to rethink the purposes and methods of space science and exploration, and that artists, designers and humanists must collaborate with scientists and …

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The Best Christmas Present from my Daughter

Colleagues First a happy end of the year. Like some lucky families on the planet, we are spending the holidays together. In our case Christine and I are with my brother Alan, and his adult children Sophia and Michael, and with our grown children Giselle, Yuri and Xavier and his significant other Olivia. We are …

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