Also, how have so many CS people not seen the hungarian folk dance sorting algorithms???

My day has started with a discussion of process algebra and physical gesture as process.

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Westminster College is currently accepting applications for the inaugural Hear & Now composition commission for emerging self-identified BIPOC composers ages 18-30. The winning composer will be awarded a $3,000 commissioning fee to write a new work for up to 4 performers…

The selected Hear & Now composition will be premiered on April 10, 2023 in Salt Lake City, Utah during the Westminster Concert Series and will be performed by faculty from Westminster College, including Red Desert Ensemble.

The composition can be for any subset of the ensemble including solos, can include electronics, and can include non-traditional approaches to performing.

This award also includes travel and lodging for the composer to attend the concert, present a talk about their artistic practice, and work with students at Westminster College.

The deadline for submitting materials is July 25th, 2022, 11:59 MST.

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Just out- Out of the Studio and Onto the Stage: Live coding, laptop ensembles and LOrks


Kiddo was exposed in school literally days before vax appointment. I hate pandemic parenting.

I’m in Chicago for a few days for the Movement Computing Conference

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hi there! I am looking for references of digital archives that use interesting / less usual navigation systems for 'browsing / exploring' content; it can be through taxonomies, queries, any other ways of inviting for engagement and interaction. Any thoughts? 🖥️ ✨ 🔭 👀 Thanks

Chatting with @yaxu at ICLI in about 15 minutes We also have a performance on Thursday.

Live coding, movement, patterns, and more!

All of my dreams last night were about 3D printing. One had a competition where people were 3D printing plants. Another dream I was at a bar with a woman and she just broke up with a guy because he was trying to 3D print a guitar.

Been collaborating on a new live coding project with networked dancing avatars

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The next alpaca talk will be in discussion form too, live on Monday with incredible live coder and video artist Sarah GHP!

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Got a big grant today! More robot dances for the next two years! Woohoo!

First arthritis flare up in ages. Maybe years? Was the last one pre- covid? Very swollen knees and no sense of time.

Kid of a live coder 

4 y/o: beep beep bop beep boop

Me: are you making noises?

4 y/o: No mom, it’s a song!

Thinking about goal oriented notation systems, rather than prescriptive systems

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

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