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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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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Calling all Nano-Artist-Chemists: Art Science Residencies 

Calling all Nano-Artist-Chemists: Art Science Residencies  As co chair of the IMERA Art Science program I am pleased to bring to your attention IMERA, the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies, has issued a call for proposals for art science residencies with a deadline of Jan 31 2011.   We seek residencies by either artists ( all …

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Videos: Innovation Group: Center for Nanotechnology in Society

I attended an Innovation workshop and the talks are available on line http://innovate.ucsb.edu/914-lyon-workshop-videos Innovation Group: Center for Nanotechnology in Society Lyon Workshop Videos These videotaped sessions are from the “States of Innovation: Research Policy and Practice After 10 Years of the National Nanotechnology Initiative” Workshop held in Lyon, France, April 28-30, 2010 The talk I …

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Lecture posted: Frank J. Malina and Gyorgy Kepes

Here is the Keynote Lecture from “The Pleasure of Light exhibition and conference, a collaboration between the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study, The French Institute Budapest and the Ludwig Museum- Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest. The exhibition and conference presents the pioneering interdisciplinary concepts of György Kepes and Frank J. …

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Reference List: The case for art-science collaboration in cog sciences as a benefit to science and engineering

Click HERE for a draft of the scientific reference list related to art and cognitive/neuroscience. The list also includes links to reports and general references in the art/sci field

ART SCIENCE QUOTES Compiled by Amy Ione, Roger Malina, and Robert Root-Bernstein

List as of Aug 29 2010 We are compiling quotes from (preferably living) famous scientists and research engineers that articulate the case why scientists collaborations with the arts and humanities are beneficial to science and engineering. Send contributions to Amy Ione at amy.ione.2 [at] gmail [dot] com. The list is HERE.