An embarrassment of Strange Angels ? Ars Electronica Golden Nica Awarded to Leonardo on its 50th

An Embarrassment of Strange Angels ? Ars Electronica Golden Nica Awarded to Leonardo on its 50th Anniversary In this blog post we are delighted to announce a wonderful synchronicity a) The Ars Electronica Golden Nica Award has been given to the Leonardo Organisations and Networks The Golden Nica is an award to visionary pioneers  of new …

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Leonardo is dead, Long Live Leonardos; Celebrate the Leo500 wake and launch the redesign culture for the digital age

Colleagues Leonardo is dead, Long Live Leonardos- announcing the first Leo500 Wake  Celebrate the first Leo500 wake and launch the redesign of culture for the digital age Am pleased that i will be keynoting at the   International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH) http://www.isdh2018.pt/index.php/program/  In University of Aveiro, at Aveiro City, Portugal June 24-27 and yes we will be having a …

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Advice to emerging Leonardo Professionals: gamify your CV !

 Colleagues, One of the first students in the dallas artscilab was Anvit Srivastav. He worked on our neuroscience data sonification project as you will learn below. See our web site at https://artscilab.atec.io/ . As he was starting to apply for jobs, he came to me and asked me to write a letter of recommendation= i said …

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Congratulations to the art science technology community for sending their STEAM to the political stakeholders !!

colleagues the US national academies have issued their long awaited report http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/bhew/branches/  The Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches from the Same Tree, to be released by the National Academies on May 7. This investigation began at a December 2015 workshop with joint support from the …

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celebrate Yuri’s Night 2018 at the Malina’s in Dallas, Texas

colleagues Invitation to a party at the Malina’s Sunday April 15 in Dallas Texas in celebration of Yuri’s Night Yuri’s Night: https://yurisnight.net/events/ Party from 2pm to midnight Come early leave early, come late leave later, come early leave late feel free to bring significant others ! if you would like to come drop me an email …

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Announcing YASMIN discussion: Science for the People; Radical Science for the 21st Century

Colleagues we are pleased to announce a new YASMIN discussion TITLE:  “Science for the People: Radical Science for the 21st Century to subscribe and contribute  to the discussion go to  https://ntlab.gr/mailman/listinfo/yasmin_discussions_ntlab.gr  SUMMARY: In the late 1960s through late 1980s, scientists unwilling to contribute to the development of technologies that pollute, oppress, and destroy, or to research …

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Is STEM to STEAM just hot air ? The PhD in Art and Design to the Rescue ?

Colleagues, In a previous post, we announced the Leonardo STEAM Initiative in Education (STEAMIE) where Tracie Constantino and Robert Root-Bernstein will be developing a peer reviewed literature of educational research studies of STEAM practices. Is STEM to STEAM just hot air ? contribute to STEAMIE to demonstrate evidence that it’s not Within this initiative, Ken …

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Is STEM to STEAM just hot air ? contribute to STEAMIE to demonstrate evidence that it’s not

Colleagues There is an ongoing debate internationally on how to overcome disciplinary disadvantages to education in particular in STEM ( science, technology, engineering and math). This debate is millenia old ( See Joe Davis re Marcus Vitruvius Pollio ). Last century we had various initiatives to address the needs and potentials of polymaths…holistic studies.. integrative studies..interdisciplinary …

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Peace Water Power: Leonardo 50th in New Zealand

Colleagues Leonardo 50 birthday wishes to the gathering in New Zealand today ! He wai….He ngao..He Rangimari   and thanks to Ian Clothier and our New Zealand colleagues for this amazing event[- wish I could teleport ! Roger Malina   Leonardo 50th Anniversary in New Zealand at SCANZ18 A special Leonardo 50th Celebration with a …

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Was Marcus Vitruvius Pollio right ?: what’s possible in the 21st century in transdisciplinary collaboration that wasnt possible in Rome ?

Colleagues, We are living in an interesting time of unstable vocabularies, sometimes an indicator of a growing successful community of practice .This is true of only because new terminologies are the bread and butter of funding agencies and reputation management strategies of emerging professionals. Electronic Art, Digital Art, new Media Art, Art and Technology, STEM …

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