I discovered a whole stash of dials from scales under the house. Probably more than 200. It seems that the previous owner had the job of updating weighing machines to metric units.
In the 70s, after your had purchased your home computer and assembled it from a kit, the next thing to do was to build a video card for it. What can we learn from this today?
Writing with a typewriter makes you think more carefully because you don’t have the luxury of Undo. This short text is inspired by the ever-expanding creep of video display screens into our lives.
A Transitional Imaginary – Space, Network and Memory in Christchurch. In November 2015, the Aotearoa Digital Arts Network (ADA) brought together eight artists and writers in post-quake Ōtautahi Christchurch for a ‘book sprint’, the collaborative writing of a book over the… Continue Reading →
In a darkened room, a network of transmission and reception struggles to operate, enabled by an overly engineered set of modular components. An array of speakers coupled with tiny amplifiers forms a system of distribution; micro-controllers drive electro-magnetic switches in… Continue Reading →
Teenagers crowding around a Holden Camira, bourbon and cola in hand, watching for the moment when their Warehouse 6x9s will finally disintegrate to the Skrillex; our field of research is so unfortunately overshadowed by this image. In the name of… Continue Reading →