The Impact of Computers on the Arts, Sciences and Humanities

Abstract : Intimate Science and the End of Theory in Astronomy Modern astronomy has been transformed by the computer sciences in a number of ways. Large computerized instruments now collect almost all our information about the universe. This data is deposited into large databases called Virtual Observatories. This data, unlike photographic plates in general, is …

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Interview of Roger Malina by Mark Peljhan April 17 2008

MP: Could you explain us the history and the main visions behind the Leonardo Organisation and its Publications , such as the Leonardo Journal, now celebrating its 40th anniversary. ? RM: The Leonardo organization was founded by a group of artists and researchers who were interested in promoting new kinds of contact between artists and …

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Added: Preface For Illustrated Limited edition on George Boole

Preface by Roger Malina written for the illustrated limited edition on George Boole’s “Derivation of the Laws. . .”, the 3rd Chapter of Boole’s 1847 classic on the Laws of Thought. Written in 1989-90. This preface identifies issues raised by generative art and the evolution of computers that have changed the face of our culture. …

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