Month: February 2008

film #37 in progress

Heinz von Foerster

At Sonic Acts, Timothy Druckrey showed interview clips of Heinz von Foerster from the film “Das Netz”, by Lutz Dammbeck. I knew von…

the mechanization of the magical sign

‬ Next week the Sonic Acts festival will take place again, with an amazing line-up this year. Apart from the great performances, exhibition,…

film #37 in progress

the return of the boids

image H.Chaté, F.Raynaud, STARFLAG Project, CNR-INFM In 1986 Craig Reynolds devised the boids-algorithm, based on a model of the interactions in flocks, herds…

radical optimism

F.M.Esfandiary (or FM-2030 as he preferred to be called) was a radical optimist and after reading some of his stuff it is obvious…