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Watch Golan Levin’s “The software (as) art” talk at TED

Engineer and artist Golan Levin pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with audiovisuals and technology. In an amazing TED display, he shows two programs he wrote to perform his original compositions […]

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Watch Manuel Lima’s “Visual Complexity and Mapping Complex Networks” talk at IxDA | Interaction ‘09 conference

In this talk, Manuel Lima leverages the existing pool of knowledge from Visual Complexity (VC ) to convey a current portrait of network visualization. It illustrates some of its current trends and representation methods, and explore the reasons behind the recent outburst. It highlights some seminal executions and finalize with the exaltation of interactivity as the key measure of cognition in Information Visualization, by presenting a series of interaction design principles for exploring complex networks […]

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Frank Gehry’s “Nice building. Then what?” talk at TED

In a wildly entertaining discussion with Richard Saul Wurman, architect Frank Gehry gives TEDsters his take on the power of failure, his recent buildings, and the all-important “Then what?” factor. Frank Gehry is one of the world’s most influential architects. His designs for the likes of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA are bold statements that have imposed a new aesthetic of architecture on the world at large, enlivening streetscapes and creating new destinations […]

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Robert Fabricant’s “Behavior is our Medium” keynote at IxDA | Interaction ‘09 Conference

Robert Fabricant talks about Interaction Design as a practice beyond just computing technology. He gives examples of Interaction Design as far back as ancient history, all the way to a humanitarian project underway today. He shows that Interaction Design’s primary medium is behavior, extending far past the high technology world into the realm of human behavior and relationships […]