Not necessarily about but this is inspired by the bitcoin white paper

I have been working on White Paper Manifesto, rethinking what art practice could be in this weird time.

The online document is a never-ending artwork and I invite you to continue adding to the conversation by leaving a comment, a critique, relevant links and useful information. I hope this can become something others and I myself can keep referring back to and keep updating as our 'climates' change.

The Manifesto is on three platforms. Choose the one you feel the most comfortable with. 

Google Doc:

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Interference Archive

"The mission of Interference Archive is to explore the relationship between cultural production and social movements. This work manifests in an open stacks archival collection, publications, a study center, and public programs including exhibitions, workshops, talks, and screenings, all of which encourage critical and creative engagement with the rich history of social movements."

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ArtFutura London 2021 Open Since January 1990, ArtFutura, the festival of Digital Culture and Creativity, has explored the most interesting projects and ideas that have come up on the international panorama of New Media, Virtual Reality, Interactive Design and Digital Animation.

ArtFutura London 2021 Open Call in collaboration with Watermans Art Centre.

Send proposals for Live AV
based on:

- Algorithmic performance
- Live Coding
- Coding
- Programming
- Software Art
- Live Coded Visuals
- AI Artificial Intelligence
- Ethics
- Machine Learning
- Deep Learning
- Neural Networks
- Computer Graphics
- VR
- 3D
- Art & Science
- Physics
- Electromagnetism
- Electronics
- Engineering
- Brainwaves
- Data

Information required PDF format:
# Name
# Contact
# Brief biography
# Brief description of the work
# Technical requirements
# Images
# Link

Deadline 15 April 2020.

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This weekend I finished Face -- an editor where you can edit both the the text and the font it is rendered in. Try it out at

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Hey, you know that terrible company that was scraping billions of photos off the Internet as part of thier Orwellian facial recognition tool that was being sold to police agencies? Yeah, they just got breached.

Are there any alternatives to Google doc? Any apps that allow me to set up a public document free for other to comment and suggest edits?

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In the year 1969 three Japanese researchers made a lot of progress & were able to detect the first human face with #computervision. First time that a computer was able to to understand in a very #primitive way what it was to appear as a human.


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Throughout the 70s & 80s #computervision made only moderate gains, & in the 1990s, a program called "#FERET" was funded by military department of defense.

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Short answer: yes downloading is better. Streaming essentially means you download it every time you listen to it but don't save it.

Calculating CO2 emissions over data transfer is notoriously difficult so figures are different in orders of magnitude. See this paper:

For background reading:

and by @gauthier

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Can planning, pitching and proposing be a more relevant artistic practice for the current socio-political climate than producing and exhibiting art?

Is streaming music much less environmentally sustainable than owning your .mp3 files and listening on your local devices? Does anyone know if there is a standard for measuring carbon emission of your online/ digital activities?

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Are you interested in a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon?

because I'm making a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon

Hey y'all. I have a contemporary art and photography background. My research now focus on CGI and image theory. By CGI, I mean from computer vision, photogrammetry to 3D graphics. So if you have insights on CGI and speculative ontology, hmu. Also contemporary photography in general...oh and food. Love from snowless Helsinki

Who were in Transmediale 2020? Who should I follow?

Welcome to, an instance for discussions around cultural freedom, experimental, new media art, net and computational culture, and things like that.