Browsing articles tagged with " emergence"
Nov 22, 2011

Summer Into Dust: The Arcade Fire + Chris Milk

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Many small, discrete brains talking and dancing together as a collective force. This is my vision (at a grand scale) of the type of behavior I would like to see at the end of the curriculum. Aside from “harder” concepts in science, computer science, electricity, etc., I would also like this to foster conversations around themes related to history, philosophy, psychology, etc. Emergence, for example, has been a large conceptual force in my thesis since the summer. How can known behavior and rule sets reveal patterns of beauty and complexity? Can we really control the systems we design?

Oct 27, 2011

MIDTERM: Design Journal

Click on the image to download my midsemester design journal. I took a slight turn following the completion of this journal, and this document contains more information and general pontification concerning organic user interfaces.