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Aug 03, 2018 | Post by: mike Comments Off on Editorial

Editorial

Editorial Over the last four years the editors have been interested in tracing how the art, design and technology community have responded to the advent of all things blockchain. From the rise and fall of the Bitcoin currency to the explosion of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), creatives have been quick to develop theoretical

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Aug 03, 2018 | Post by: mike Comments Off on Papers

Papers

Three Articles: The three articles begin with an investigation into the use of blockchain for the charity sector as Elsden et al describe how different design methods provide insights into the uses of a technology that at the time, was looking for a problem to solve. Plessas’ personal glossary of

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Aug 03, 2018 | Post by: mike Comments Off on Aleph

Aleph

Furtherfield Manifesto Furtherfield is one of the longest running nonprofit international hubs for critical explorations in art and technology. Since we started in 1996 we have developed an international reputation for initiating experiments in artistic participation and collaboration across digital networks. We have continued to invest time and energy in

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Aug 03, 2018 | Post by: mike Comments Off on Interview

Interview

Michel Bauwens is the co-author of the upcoming report P2P Accounting for Planetary Survival: Towards a P2P Infrastructure for a Socially Just Circular Society on how shared perma-circular supply chains, post-blockchain distributed ledgers, protocol cooperatives and three new forms of postcapitalist accounting, could very well save the planet. He is

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Aug 03, 2018 | Post by: mike Comments Off on Lab Report #6

Lab Report #6

Tangibly understanding intangible complexities: Designing for distributed autonomous organizations Bettina Nissen, Ella Tallyn and Kate Symons, University of Edinburgh New digital technologies such as Blockchain and smart contracting are rapidly changing the face of value exchange, and present new opportunities and challenges for designers. Designers and data specialists are at the forefront of

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Aug 03, 2018 | Post by: mike Comments Off on Lab Papers

Lab Papers

Lab Papers Three short papers that were originally submitted and presented at the DAO workshop at DIS 207 have been updated for publication and speculate upon the implication of DAOs for autonomous housing (Margariti and Onabolu), emerging routines of value (Nicolescu) and grading systems for universities (Rooksby and Dimitrov). Together

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Dec 05, 2015 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Articles

Articles

Vol 4: Issues 1 & 2 Disruptive agents: Transdisciplinary and posthumous manifestations of the studio Paul Thomas, UNSW Art and Design David Eastwood, UNSW Art and Design In the wake of the post-studio era that took place during the latter half of the twentieth century, new (and renewed) possibilities for

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Dec 05, 2015 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Archaeology

Archaeology

To Nina Czegledy with love Iliyana Nedkova In her letter to Nina Czegledy, Iliyana Nedkova recovers  the complex geographies, mediums and collaboration that have defined this extraordinary figure in media art. “Data is Beautiful as you would say but I wonder how do we visualize our professional lives in data

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Dec 05, 2015 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Interview

Interview

Gillian Crampton Smith This Volumes interview is with Gillian Crampton Smith who established the Computer Related Design programme at the Royal College of Art. This insightful interview provides an insight into the design technologies of the late 1980’s and the early 1990’s that offered a platform and an opportunity for

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Dec 05, 2015 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Aleph

Aleph

Superflux Jon Ardern & Anab Jain Small, but perfectly formed, Superflux remains a centre for collaborative design, working at the intersection of emerging technologies and everyday life to design for a world in flux. “At Superflux we work closely with clients on strategy for product and service invention. The Superflux

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