The dig­i­tal rev­o­lu­tion

Creative prac­tice re­sponds in dif­fer­ent ways to rev­o­lu­tions in­dus­trial rev­o­lu­tion changed modes of man­u­fac­ture to mass pro­duc­tion (pin ex­am­ple lec­ture 1) people be­come seper­ated from each other and the fi­nal prod­uct arts and crafts re­fer back to me­dieval forms of pro­duc­tion rev­o­lu­tions af­fect how we make”

some­times dig­i­tal doesnt al­ways speed things up, frees us not al­ways

Program or be pro­grammed” - Douglass Rushkoff

if you dont code you’re al­ways lim­ited by the pro­gram you’re work­ing with if we dont un­der­stand the bi­ases of the tools we work with we risk be­ing en­slaved by them 10 bi­ases of dig­i­tal me­dia

what does close dis­tance ed­u­ca­tion do that on­line ed­u­ca­tion does­n’t drop­down menus only have pre de­ter­mined choices loss of pri­vacy

friend­li­ness “the cloud” friendly metaphor com­mon prop­erty refers back to na­ture ac­tu­ally hige dark cold server­farms

bi­nary be­gin­nings

SETI 1974 sent ra­dio sig­nal to star clus­ter m13

with the in­ven­tion of print­ing, a so­ci­ety of read­ers de­vel­oped free­dom of the press be­longs to the ones who own one

net­worked pho­tog­ra­phy

ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence ro­bot­ics sen­sors gather in­for­ma­tion

the un­canny val­ley peo­ple like ro­bots hu­man but not too hu­man

Adrian Holmes: Modernism has not Failed

gal­liard homes cap­i­tal tow­ers pro­mo­tional video marks and spencers cafe in strat­ford mod­ernism all around you (furniture, light­ing, ar­chi­tec­ture)

robin day 1962 chair

tech­no­log­i­cal change form fol­lows func­tion re­jec­tion of tra­di­tion rad­i­cal pol­i­tics re­al­ism vs ab­strac­tion au­ton­u­mous art google ngra,

Fairy S (2009) obama poster

mod­ernism has not gone away

the post mod­ern turn

vanna ven­turi house (robert ven­turi) strange par­ody of a house form does­n’t fol­low func­tion in such a lit­eral way play­ful­ness, irony, idea of com­plex­ity, re­turn of or­na­men­ta­tion col­lapse of grand nar­ra­tives (communism and stuff)

mod­ernism what we still need op­ti­mism bold­ness rad­i­cal­ism the pub­lic / de­mor­acy / so­cial­ism sol­i­dar­ity the uni­ver­sal the hu­man

shock of the new (hughes 2005

william mor­ris i do not want art for a few

ken­neth grange con­crete lit­ter bin

1963 cam­ber­well ex­ten­sion ar­chi­tects draw­ings mod­ernism is for every­one in the world

mod­ernism not failed but high­jacked ap­palin con­di­tions for in­dus­trial work­ing class vs early mod­ernist hous­ing es­tates