When we started work on our video project, we kicked around a whole variety of ideas, including a “Hidden New York” documentary, a mockumentary about ITP and a variety of things about animals in NYC. Ultimately, the idea of the “DABA Girls” resounded with all of us. A piece was run in the New York [...]
In response to the CommLab reading today (McLuhan, Letham, Garnett and Meiselas), I’m going to discuss the three images I’ve attached below. These are three very different images that I have always found extremely unsettling, yet each powerful in its own way and each relevant to the readings. The first image is an iconic photo [...]
Real Estate investment can be a bitch.
Andi Cheung, Ginny Hung, Dave Boyhan
This is a short video of my 3rd PhysComp lab involving a voltage regulator and setting some LED’s in series and parallel.
Homer: Will this episode be going to air live? June: No Homer, very few cartoons go to air live. It’s a tremendous strain on the animator’s wrist. The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show, Season 8, Episode 14 Walter Benjamin’s 1935 piece, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” is almost overwhelming in its [...]
This was put together in 30 minutes as part of the CommLab 30 Minute Film Festival. I’m the big guy in the Green Lantern T-Shirt. My partners are the geniuses.
It occurred to me after my first posting on E.M. Forster’s The Machine Stops that it would be easy to apply the notion of the Machine to the current notion of a Technology Singularity discussed by scientists such as Ray Kurzweil and Bill Joy, computer scientists/popular authors such as Vernor Vinge and former computer scientists/current popular [...]
I’m embarrassed to say that this is the first time I’ve read E.M Forster’s “The Machine Stops“. It was a wonderful dystopian cautionary tale, ostensibly about the threat of over-reliance on technology. However, although it’s tempting to point to the technology in the tale as the risk or the culprit, I believe that The Machine [...]