Archive: 2000

Data-Nudism

An interview with 0100101110101101.ORG about life_sharing Matthew Fuller Q.: In your text describing the project, you mention that ‘A computer, with the passing of time, ends up looking like its owner’s brain’. Do you mean this in the way that any collection of objects of a certain type (ie books; bathroom cupboards full of half-used [...]

The Human Cellular Automata

The human cellular automaton is like a Mexican Wave in two-dimensions. In nineteen sixty-eight the mathematician John Conway invented a particular version of cellular automata called ‘Life’. In Steven Levy’s book “Artificial Life, the quest for a new creation” his original script is given as follows. “Life occurs on a virtual checkerboard. The squares are [...]