Steve Wilson Celebration Web project

Karen O Rourke tells us: I’ve set up a wiki on wikispaces dedicated to Steve Wilson’s life and work. http://stevewilsonproject.wikispaces.com/ For the moment it is in the early stages. Anyone can read it. If you’d like to participate, please let me know and I’ll send you an invitation. Best, Karen — Karen O’Rourke http://korourke.pagesperso-orange.fr/index.html

LEONARDO THINKS 1968-2011: New Postings

Contemporary Article by Ellen K.Levy Cultural Evolution: Ellen Levy briefly traces the ongoing influence of the book On Growth and Form (1917) by Scottish biologist D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson. Historical Article by Stephen Wilson Industrial Research Artist: A Proposal: Stephen Wilson proposes that the Industrial Research Artist is a new player whose work would combine art …

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Announcing new YASMIN discussion: Around Simulation II

Leonardo/OLATS, co sponsor of YASMIN network, is pleased to announce: Announcing new YASMIN discussion : Around Simulation II Beginning Jan 17 2011 for three weeks Around Simulation II – Simulated Senses and the Un-Simulatable Join the YASMIN Discussion List” Yasmin URL: http://www.media.uoa.gr/yasmin Roughly one year ago with Jennifer Kanary Nikolova we started moderating a discussion …

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New Leonardo Thinks Postings

LEONARDO THINKS 1968-2011 Contemporary Article: Arts | Humanities | Complex Networks by Maximilian Schich, Isabel Meirelles and Albert-László Barabási Maximilian Schich, Isabel Meirelles and Albert-László Barabási discuss how the study of networks and network visualizations has expanded research options in science, art and the humanities. Historical Article by Rudolf Arnheim and Karen Tsao Psychology and …

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D.C. Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

D.C. Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) February 16, 2011, 6 p.m. Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 100, Washington, D.C. Email cpnas@nas.edu or call 202-334-2415 to make a reservation Photo IDs required Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) will partner with Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and …

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Ann: New Leonardo Thinks Postings at LEA

LEONARDO THINKS 1968-2011 Contemporary Article: “Environment 2.0: Participatory Mass Observation” by Drew Hemment Drew Hemment discusses ‘participatory mass observation’ as an emerging social and cultural phenomenon.” Historical Article: “Leonardo: The First Decade” by Frank Malina

Lovely Weather, The End of Astronomy and the need for ArtSci Socio-Economic indicators

by Roger F Malina  |  January 2, 2011 In preparing for last year’s US National Science Foundation/National Endowment of the Arts workshop, I was forced to articulate the best case for why it would be a good thing for society to encourage more collaboration between artists and scientists, see http://www.arts.gov/artworks/?p=4093. I found it impossible to quantify …

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Editorial: L|R|Q – Leonardo Reviews Quarterly, No. 2

Big Data, Citizen Science and the Death of the University by Roger Malina As Michael Punt mentions in his editorial in this issue of L|R|Q, a number of commentators have been recently discussing the topic of “big data”, noting the transition that many disciplines are seeing from an age of data scarcity to an age …

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