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Transactional Arts & the Coefficient of Art (Ï•)

This find (thanks Dharmang) describes a history and accounting of the Transactional Arts–which is art, where a transaction is explicitly part of the work. Daniela Plewe’s discussion brings me back to some thoughts and notes I made about Marcel Duchamp’s Read more ›

Rising Wisely

I’ve been taking a bit of a break from this blog and posting somewhat more frequently over at Rising Wisely, the official blog of the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP). I’ve been posting about my attendance Read more ›

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Personal Velocity of a Duck

At the end of 2008 the travel networking site Dopplr sent a well-done report summarizing the year’s travels. Good design and some nice information bits, including my favorite–a duck-like comparison. I’ve started using Dopplr to track my travel and to Read more ›

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new (offsite) appointment at UCLA Art | Sci Center!!

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So here is something neat: I was recently appointed a Senior Researcher at the UCLA Art |Sci Center. I’m currently working on a community website for the Leonardo Education Forum, and organization focused on promoting the intersections of art, science Read more ›

collaborative workspaces that I like: 4

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Open hallways, originally uploaded by gabriel.harp. The common space at the Center for Complex Networks Research allows for group interaction, impromptu exchanges, and reception of visitors. Lunch, printing, library, and coffee all converge near conference rooms and shared offices.

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collaborative workspaces that I like: 3

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See-through walls, originally uploaded by gabriel.harp. See-through walls at the Center for Complex Networks Research allow behavior to be observed while keeping conversations in common areas from interrupting focus. Shared offices help maintain an additional level of cohesion among labmates.

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