Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 6#4 Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker 1 Jan 1992
What is the speed of Music?
At what point does music red shift to ultrasonic velocity like all those spectral objects before it, break the sound barrier and then follow an immense curvature towards that point of incredible...
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 9#1 Dirk Van Weelden 1 Jan 1998
A Thousand Years of Non-Linear History
This long-awaited book by Manuel DeLanda bears an imposing title for its three hundred pages plus notes. Is it meant as a joke? No. Does it have to do with some childrens or MTV history of the...
Noel Douglas 1 Jan 1998
information for action through network technology
What are the hidden histories of the commodities that surround us? Can network technologies serve and defend the public against private interest? We take a trip down to the SupUrmarket and go Ur...
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 8#2/3 Peter Fend 1 Jan 1995
A complete dossier on what we say here has been filed during a meeting with a Dutch Embassy in Paris. The meeting has been followed by meetings with authorities in Amsterdam. The documents are being...
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 8#2/3 Manuel De Landa 1 Jan 1995
Homes: Meshwork or Hierarchy?
How do homes happen? Are they planned, as we have intuitively tended to believe, or is the process a more messy one? Drawing on biological, cognitive and economic models, De Landa believes that the...
Fabric of Fashion25May 200225Aug 2002
Vijftien jonge Engelse ontwerpers, waaronder Hussein Chalayan experimenteren met stoffen en materialen. Hun excentrieke, provocerende en vernieuwende ontwerpen worden gerelateerd aan filosofische
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 9#1 Hein Masseling 1 Jan 1998
Artificial Evolution in an Artificial World
Until recently, one of the most frustrating problems for evolutional biologists was the fact that the process of evolution could not be directly perceived as a process. With the recent development of...
Mediamatic Magazine vol. 8#2/3 Lex Wouterloot 1 Jan 1995
At Home in Prison
For fifty years, Eduardo Taguas lived in Spanish boarding schools, reform schools and prisons. He was fifty years old when he was set free.
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 7#2 Arjen Mulder 1 Jan 1993
Brief news item: in Bosnia and Hercegovina, the first children conceived by Bosnian women after being raped by Serbian soldiers have been born. The women refuse to recognize these babies and leave...
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 7#2 Paul Groot 1 Jan 1993
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
The dictates of Parisian idiom, the American Dream wrapped up in the abstraction of the New York School, the postmodern trans-avant-garde of the axis Cologne-Rome: the idea of world art has a...
Book: Christopher Alexander 1 Jan 1977
A Pattern Language
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 7#3/4 Peter Fend 1 Jan 1994
Art and Advertising
When artist Peter Fend was still a boy, he seriously thought of a career in advertising. But because his belief in America was insufficient, his career in conventional advertising came to a premature...
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 9#1 Willem Velthoven 1 Jan 1998
vol. 9#1 Secret Agent Issue
When a government no longer knows how to solve a problem within the borders of legislation and the tolerance of public opinion, it calls on the secret agent.
Book: Kevin Kelly 14 Apr 1995
Out of Control
The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World.
An accessible and entertaining explanation of why the coming years will probably be the Age of Biology -- particularly evolution and ethology -- and what this will mean to almost every aspect of our...
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 8#4 Adilkno, Bilwet 1 Jan 1996
Concept for a post-human nature
What happens to plants and animals when everyone has gone to Heaven or Hell, I have not been able to find it in the Bible.
Book: Michael Benedikt, Manfred Fassler 1 Oct 1991
These original contributions take up the philosophical basis for cyberspace in ancient thought, the relevance of the body in virtual realities, basic communications principles for cyberspace, the...
TU Delft, Faculteit Industrieel Ontwerpen
Re-f-use Revisited13Nov 2005
Architects of Immaterial Delight: Changing Eco-desire through eco-design. A lecture to open the exhibition Re-f-use Revisited, on sustainable design at the Delft University of Engineering.
Arjen Mulder 1 Jan 1998
The landscape's thought
When twilight falls, a thought takes shape in the landscape. A flurry of wind swirls through a lonely tree on the moors, a cloud of birds whirls down over a sandy path to the hedge near a brook...
Dirk Van Weelden, Jorinde Seijdel 1 Jan 1998
Today, most art still conforms to a cultural model in which the artist regulates his dealing with the historical and topical cultural environment by making public a form that is definitive and...
Noortje Marres 1 Jan 1999
Edge your Way through Orbital Debris!
Orbital debris is defined as any man-made Earth-orbiting object which is non-functional with no reasonable expectation of assuming or resuming its intended function or another function for which it...
Mediamatic Magazine Vol. 7#1 Bert Mulder 1 Jan 1992
Christopher Alexander, A Pattern Language, Oxford University Press 1977
We build information systems: hundreds of people sitting in front of screens that glow and that, interconnected, create an environment supporting their works and desires.