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Questions For Maxwell’s Demon

Questions For Maxwell’s Demon

Technology as human prosthesis is clunky and inelegant. Ideally technology is a means of observing process, human function—to improve it. Technology is a kind of mirror, playback. So think of it this way: when a performer (for example and actor or dancer) responds to playback (as a form of critique), what results is an efficient...
Think Different: New York Video Fest Spans Innovation and Old Hat

Think Different: New York Video Fest Spans Innovation and Old Hat

(Originally published in indieWIRE/ 8.7.00)   As New York Video Festival 2000 commenced, the MacWorld Expo at the Javits Centerfolded. The Macintosh Mantra “Think Different” was everywhere and reiterated in Armond White‘s annual Video Fest look at popular culture on July 24, this year titled “Coded Language.” White screened and discussed the genius of artists such as Bjork, Mos Def, Busta Rhymes and...