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

News on Steve Wilson

My dear people, I am so sad to have to tell you that Steve died at about 8:00 this morning, in his sleep.  The end was peaceful. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, 1/13/11, at 11:00AM.  People are asked to arrive at 10:30 AM. The services will be held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, 1501 Divisadero St., …

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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

ANNOUNCING THE RE-INITIATION OF  REDCATSUR, THE ART SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY NETWORK FOR LATIN AMERICA

ANNOUNCING THE RE-INITIATION OF  REDCATSUR, THE  ART SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY NETWORK FOR LATIN AMERICA When we set  up the YASMIN list we realised the difficulty of multiple languages around the Mediterranean, and we allow posts in multiple languages of the 12 or so languages that our moderators are familiar with. In spite of this YASMIN has become an …

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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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