Jac Depczyk : cyberartist

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digitising Rembrandt's Night Watch!
Rijksmuseum web site full of fascinating details....
Devil's Algorithms
Bernard Stiegler (rather convincingly) calls Alan Greenspan a proletarian, plus, more treats......
illiterate writer
survived most of his pals......
message from Larry Brilliant
the man who eradicated smallpox - about the current pandemic....
TED - talk about Love
we define Love as sickness! a collaborative work of art is a much better metaphor - no?...
the mysterious state of FLOW
classic talk about life worth living...
Rare Historical Photos
this great site is a must for anyone with a brain and a pair of eyes (you also need an Internet connection)....
TED - hacking a mouse's brain
still trying to work that one out......
Cortazar - documentary
financed by a bank -- they are good for something!...
2Cellos - live at Arena Pula (Croatia) 2013 (Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser)
my new friend, Santiago just sent me this... 2 cellos can do a lot ;-) 7.5 M views so far....
Quantum computing explained in 10 minutes
eh.. not really, but it's enough to blow to pieces all your preconceived ideas about the future......
JavaScript.com...
nice site with interactive introduction to JavaScript, if you have a child or know a child why not give them something intelligent to play with...?...
Moshe Szyf on epigenetics
we are just beginning to understand how the genes work and, no, your destiny is not fixed....
Renzo Piano on TED...
Beauty WILL save the world says Renzo -- lets hope so -- he is certainly helping. PS. found this nice quote on his company site: "Knowing how to do things no...
How a dragonfly brain is designed to kill
an astonishing lesson in DIY neuroscience reveals the dragonfly as a 97% accurate predator. all this with only 16 neurons....
Jaron Lanier - how we need to remake the Internet...
great talk from big Jaron - "We cannot have a society in which, if two people wish to communicate, the only way that can happen is if it's financed by a third pers...
TED: How your brain hallucinates reality
Anil Seth explains how we predict ourselves into existence, includes the wonderful artificial hand experiment....
Rise of Human-Computer cooperation...
we badly need good news from the advancing robotisation front - and here are some! average humans able to use computers well beat chess champion on supercomputer -...
Why the Future Doesn't Need Us - by Bill Joy
this now classic vision of the future from the year 2000 remains valid, with most questions unanswered....
This is the most dangerous time for our planet
a poignant message to human kind from one of a kind Stephen Hawking......
Adam Ben Ezra - Flamenco
astounding percussive double bass version -- music speaks one language, across all borders....
Bot Poet...
simple web site from Oscar Schwartz, where you can try to guess whether a poem was written by a human or a computer. many poems easily pass the Turing test of >30%...
Elon Musk on TED Apr 2017
talk with Elon Musk - "I just try not to be sad when thinking about future"......
Project Gutenberg
53,000 free ebooks, including many classics, now in public domain. "for human readers only" say the Terms of Use......
Stefan Hepner
design studio of my old, multi-talented friend from Paris, now quietly settled in Brooklyn, NY....
The Gift - short animation film
nice, clever and hugely successful 7'50'' animation from Chileans Julio Pot and Cecilia Baeriswyl...
Canibaal Magazine...
the fearsome literary magazine in Valencia, Spain, run by (Al)Chemist Ximo Rochera, with Jesús García Cívico (Aldo Alcota has been eaten). now in 7th issue cont...
high voltage power lines health effect = 0...
combat pseudoscience and hysteria with Steven Salzberg - professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics, USA. contains links to statistic...
Felix Ros
Dutch interaction design engineer...
Mag Culture
small design studio and shop in central London working for and distributing over 350 of independent magazines from around the world....
Photomediations Machine...
a curated online space where the dynamic relations of mediation as performed in photography and other media can be encountered, experienced and engaged - says Prof...
Vivian Maier...
lost and miraculously resurrected, via find of 100,000 photographs, to earn her a posthumous reputation as one of America’s most accomplished and insightful stre...
Calatrava's Milwaukee Art Museum
2001 project from Valencian neofuturist architect, creator of the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències in Valencia....
TED.com - online social change: easy to organize,
yes! democracy needs to be updated. but -- it will not be done as easily as you think. techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci has the news -- good and bad....
Alex Wissner TED talk about intelligence
Function of intelligence ? keep the maximum of options open....
MIT Tech Review - latest breakthrough technologies...
10 breakthrough technologies of the 2013, according to MIT - include memory implants, additive manufacturing and supergrids - they got quite a few of them right. t...
Sounds and Silence - movie
A new film about ECM's Manfred Eicher, with Arvo Pärt, Dino Saluzzi, Jan Garbarek and others....
Marian Bantjes
TED talk by a reformed graphic designer from Canada...
Arduino
open-source electronics prototyping platform...
JAffiche.fr
poster designs from Geoffrey Dorne (FRA)...
e-flux Journal
new online journal from NY art group e-flux...
FotoMuseum
large photography collection and study centre in Antwerpen, Holland...
Wayne Clements
London visual artist and writer, creatively using IT technology...
Tupajumi
Artists' group, Amsterdam...
Martin Amis
site dedicated to this great writer, born in 1949....
Off-Press...
OFF_PRESS is a UK-based independent publishing house, promoting contemporary creative writing in English, with a special focus on translations, using multimedia an...
Picasso...
French site for a well known Spanish artist. i am rather disillusioned that it is a yet another Wordpress installation :-/ but check also picasso.com -- shows wha...
ZD News
general computer and IT industry news - useful and often entertaining...
Urban Dictionary
dictionary of urban slang and techno neologisms....
Kilometer Zero
Parisian literary collective...
Casey Reas
computer artist...
Music Notation
useful resource for music notation systems, from sheet music to MIDI and Braille...
Majora Carter at TED
Greening the ghetto - caution - this is fast moving......
Sven's Space Place
space exploration technology and history from Sven, Sweden....
Black Sifichi
American DJ and poet in Paris...