Monthly Archives: April 2009

Reproducing Chuck Close isoluminant paintings.

Reproducing Chuck Close isoluminant paintings.

The work of Chuck close demonstrates an almost algorithmic perception of the visual image. One wonders if in fact he actually sees the world in this manner. There’s a quality to this work that creates a tension with human perception. We are seeing the overall sense of an image but the individual features of that image are in a way unrelated.

 

@kissmehere and there! and there! and there! Kissing Booths FTW!

@kissmehere and there! and there! and there! Kissing Booths FTW!

Last night at makerlab we were talking about dating sites a bit – commenting on how strange it was that they didn’t leverage social networks. For fun today I threw a fun idea together as a test of how to make dating more social. It isn’t terribly serious but perhaps amusing. I like to combine talk with praxis. Here it is:

 

Iraq Deaths TwitterBot

Iraq Deaths TwitterBot

We’ve posted an update to our Iraq Deaths agent at http://twitter.com/iraqdeaths .┬áHere I’m going to journal and document the work involved in making this actually …