history

Dhruv Jani reflects on the term History, using a little-known album of seventeen images from the town of Itihasnagar
Per photo, digital photography is undeniably more eco-friendly than analogue film photography. However, we make orders of magnitude more photos now than in the analogue times. This article discusses the history of digital image formats and their ecological footprint.
MOMA speak with three artists—Kate Crawford, Trevor Paglen, and Refik Anadol—who engage with the ways that AI and machine learning algorithms are demanding new approaches to artmaking.
Sofia Crespo and Anna Ridler unpick technologies and how they are created, and this process of building the dataset starts to think through some of the implications inherent in even analogue …
The timeline traces deep learning model milestones starting from the beginning of the “AI summer” in 2012.
A Screen Walks playlist of recorded live-streamed events touching on history.
4004 creates a link between the explosion of techno-capitalism, the acceleration of climate change and resulting decline of essential ecosystems.
TPG
2021-03
Letterlocking Unlocking history through automated virtual unfolding of sealed documents imaged by X-ray microtomography. Research from Jana Dambrogio, Amanda Ghassaei, Daniel Starza Smith, Holly …
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2020-09
source: https://www.designboom.com/art/josh-begley-every-new-york-times-front-page-since-1852-video-03-14-2017/ /   https://joshbegley.com
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2020-04
Calm Technology IMPAKT Festival 2019 Panel discussion: Calm Technology Speakers: Olia Lialina, David Benqué & Cristina Cochior. Moderator: Annet Dekker In the 90s the concept of calm technology …
Early Modern Computer Vision - Leonardo Impett https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LKs82uKkSgQ-4wGUQ4Dwzxgnerx2e6zbHf4iGIHuJmI/edit#heading=h.60chgdizcy6h
There is one other aspect to Prineville that made it an ideal location for Facebook’s facility. In 1911, when railroads were connecting the rural towns of central Oregon, Prineville seemed slated to …
An article from the NYT Privacy Project on the  The Racist History of Facial Recognition. Starting with early scientific facial analysis in the 19th century trying to locate through “pictorial …
video documentation of a live desktop performance given at Lucerne University of Applied Arts and Science, attempting to present some of the evolutions and transformations…
It’s easy to take for granted that you can send a picture to a friend without worrying about what device, browser, or operating system they’re using, but things weren’t always this way. By the early …
"I am trying to develop sets of relations between images and practices across time, across species, across technologies, and identify certain old tropes that are returning today. I would like to think that my mode of looking, which involves placing images along those deep-historical lines, is also a way of showing why photography matters".
Maria Rosario Montero and Morehshin Allahyari discuss digital colonialism as a core concept in Allahyari's work as well as the agency of feminist and activist practices using 3D scanning, 3D printing and storytelling.
prostheticknowledge: She Who Sees the Unknown, Ya’jooj Majooj Artist Moreshin Allahyari who works with 3D scanning and printing and Iranian heritage discusses a work that was born from the recent US …
HITO STEYERL. This reminds me of the late 19th century, where there were a lot of scientific efforts being invested into deciphering hysteria, or so-called “women’s mental diseases.” And there were …
How have these places managed to transform from monuments to atrocity and resistance into concrete clickbait?Concrete clickbait: next time you share a spomenik photo, think about what it means, Owen …
These two studies constitute the first known attempt to implement a system to perform computerized facial recognition.Both are authored by Dr. Woodrow Wilson...