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The Serious Relationship of Art and Technology. Both technology and art define and continue to reshape the world we live in.

The Serious Relationship of Art and Technology

Re-imagining what we know as real or as a solid ground, pushes not only our opinions and understandings of nature to the limits, but with new inventions and experiments, both the mind and the body, the language, and the world itself seems to be making room for a new sphere and new rules. Governed by the new aesthetics, the virtual, the scientific and the logic that is beyond belief, technology in art challenges our perceptions and that is what creativity and science are all about. If we are to understand that art reflects the period of time we are all in, how are we to grasp the growing number of young contemporary artists that base their practice on the presentation of immaterial and ephemeral things?

Steina and Woody Vasulka – Feed Fields Back, selected still frames. Image via The Beginning The truth is that technology has been providing artists with new ways of expression since its beginning. CONNECTING CITIES PUBLICATION: WHAT URBAN MEDIA ART CAN DO - WHY, WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW? The book 'What Urban Media Art Can Do - Why When Where and How?


' departs from the global, exploratory research undertaken by the Connecting Cities Network and reflects on its curatorial strands of the Networked / Participatory and In/Visible City in new participative forms of arts such as digital placemaking, urban activism, telepresence, sensing and urban ecology. QP_30_Mignolo.pdf. Moving beyond data scientists to a true data democracy. One of the most frequently cited obstacles to widespread adoption of big data and analytics is the shortage of qualified data scientists.

Moving beyond data scientists to a true data democracy

In response, universities have launched and expanded programs designed to train a new generation of workers with data analytics skills, while vendors such as IBM, SAP and others continue to roll out increasingly sophisticated and powerful data analytics platforms intended to be run by engineers and others with heavy IT and analytics backgrounds. But an emerging breed of data analytics software holds out the promise of making everyone in the enterprise a data scientist, or at least able to manipulate data to do their jobs better without relying on IT or a team of full-time (and sometimes scarce) data analysts.

What these vendors offer is the opportunity for enterprise employees to customize their big data needs and personalize data for themselves or their business unit. Screenshot by Looker. Infographics Science: The Surprising Way The Brain Processes Visuals. 4.5K Flares 4.5K Flares × Infographics can contain a wealth of useful, interesting, and captivating information—but only if readers take the time to survey the entire graphic.

Infographics Science: The Surprising Way The Brain Processes Visuals

It’s no secret that the typical Internet user quickly bounces from site to site while shuffling among multiple tabs and windows. With the added distraction from smartphones, TV, and print media, it can be tough to get focused attention. But time spent on the Internet is valuable—especially for marketers and advertisers, who covet each and every second a user’s eyeballs are glued to the screen. In order to better understand how Internet users view and understand infographics, we asked Dr. Rosenholtz and her team have developed a process that reveals how the human brain uses peripheral vision to view images.

What does peripheral vision tell us about good design and usability? As Rosenholtz puts it, “a fundamental constraint on our performance of visual tasks is what we can see in a single glance.” 1. 2. 3. THIRD NATURES, amid.cero9 [Reseña] “Everything is pop (and therefore nothing can be really pop anymore)” Desde el 18 de Enero de este 2014, la AA Gallery expone “Third Natures”, una retrospectiva del trabajo de Cristina Díaz Moreno y Efrén Gª Grinda, también conocidos como Amid.cero9.

THIRD NATURES, amid.cero9 [Reseña]

Se trata de un repaso de sus quince años de actividad, desde 1997 hasta 2013, en una muestra que contiene un total de 26 proyectos. Infographics Science: The Surprising Way The Brain Processes Visuals. Forget the 3D Printer: 4D Printing Could Change Everything. Mobile, social, cloud & Big Data: How these technologies can transform cities. 80 eventos big data de aquí a septiembre. En el blog whatsthebigdata me encontré ayer con este listado, que a primera vista impresiona: 80 eventos* nada menos!

80 eventos big data de aquí a septiembre

De ellos destacaría la Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit que va a celebrarse en tres continentes, así como la Big Data Week (aparece como a ser celebrada en Berlín, pero el año pasado se hizo en ciudades de todo el mundo) y el CDO Summit en Londres. Y de nuestro país se mencionan dos eventos que tendrán lugar en Barcelona, el 3 de abril y del 13 al 18 de julio. Alguien quiere completar este calendario con más fechas que se le hayan pasado a Gil Press. *(Actos o mítines, según la RAE.

El nuevo paradigma contemporáneo. Del diseño paramétrico a la morfogénesis digital.