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Generative Art by Thomas Lin Pedersen · Data Imaginist
"I’m a generative artist focusing mainly on exploring the beauty of dynamic systems. For me, the sweet spot of generative art lies in creating a system that you know well enough to set it up for success, but is so complex that you still get surprised when you see the result. The more I become familiar with a system I’ve developed, the more it feels like a (slightly unpredictable) brush to paint with."
art  generative  r  programming 
september 2019 by tsuomela
Worldchanging: Bright Green: John Wilbanks on Science Commons, and Generativity in Science
The truth is that the scientific world is far less generative than the digital space. He proposes three major obstacles to generativity: accessibility, ease of mastery, and tranferability. He points out that, as science has gotten more high tech, it’s far harder to master. The result is hyperspecialization: neuroanatomists don’t talk to neuroinformaticists… “and god help you if you cross species lines.” And so universities are making huge investments to try to encourage collaboration: MIT’s just build a $400 million building – the Cook Center – to force collaboration between cancer researchers… and predictably, researchers are fighting the mandate to move in and work together.
science  infrastructure  generative  reform  collaboration  specialization  future 
march 2010 by tsuomela
Elysium
Elysium is a generative MIDI sequencer.
macintosh  software  music  generative  art  midi  sequencer 
december 2008 by tsuomela
Green Void / LAVA | Arch Daily
The project renounces on the application of a structure in the traditional sense. Instead, the space is filled with a 3-dimensional lightweight-sculpture, solely based on minimal surface tension, freely stretching between wall and ceiling and floor.
architecture  art  mathematics  generative 
december 2008 by tsuomela

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