Artists and Hackers
Feeding Oral History to Technology

Feeding Oral History to Technology

October 7, 2021

Stephanie Dinkins is a transmedia artist creating platforms for dialog about race, gender, aging, and our future histories. In this episode we speak about her conversations with the advanced AI Bina48 and her work building conversational agents based on oral history.

 

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Yes No Wave and Indonesia Net Audio

Yes No Wave and Indonesia Net Audio

August 24, 2021

Since 2007 artist Wok The Rock has run Yes No Wave, a Javanese net audio record label that makes music available for free legal download. Yes No Wave albums are released under a creative commons license allowing free non-commercial use and the freedom to remix the music.

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Reclamation and Worldbuilding in the Iyapo Repository

Reclamation and Worldbuilding in the Iyapo Repository

July 22, 2021

The Iyapo Repository is a digital resource library built to preserve the digital histories and legacy of people of African descent. Our guest is Ayodamola Tanimowo Okunseinde (Ayo), co-creator along with Salome Asega.

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El Paquete Semanal: An Offline Internet in Cuba

El Paquete Semanal: An Offline Internet in Cuba

June 7, 2021

In this episode we talk about the phenomenon of the offline internet in Cuba known as El Paquete Semanal or The Weekly Package. Our guests are Cuban artist Nestor Siré and American artist Julia Weist who research, intervene and make art about El Paquete.

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Community Memory and the Computing Counterculture

Community Memory and the Computing Counterculture

March 18, 2021

In this episode we're digging deep into the past of a radical history of personal computers, community networks and the rise of people's technology. Our guest is engineer Lee Felsenstein, who relates a story of activism and engineering.

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Can a Programming Language be a Radical Community?

Can a Programming Language be a Radical Community?

February 26, 2021

p5.js is the name of a creative coding library and platform that aims to make coding inclusive and accessible for a wide range of people. We speak to the team that supports the language on how they make space for contributors within its nurturing, intentional community.

Art, Tools, and Activism

Art, Tools, and Activism

January 28, 2021

In 2021 what it means to be an artist working with technology is wide open, and we're here to explore it in detail, especially looking at issues of creativity and equity. In today's episode we're talking about art and activism, toolbuilding and technology.

Critical Code

Critical Code

October 21, 2020

In this episode, we meet artists and hackers that aren't satisfied with the limitations of programming languages. Our guests are Sarah Groff Hennigh-Palermo, Ramsey Nasser, Daniel Temkin, and Anuoluwapo Karounwi.

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