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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Twine: Art-Science and Science-Art Curricula

Twine: Art-Science and Science-Art Curricula Leonardo Education Forum co chair Victoria Vesna and Leonardo Executive Editor Roger Malina are interested in examples of courses and curricula that are in the art-science field- such as courses on art and biology, art and mathematics, art and chemistry etc. We are not collecting art and new media curricula, …

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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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