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subtle technologies 2006 notes

(i still need to transcribe the notes taken during the conference, and will expand where relevant –Nik Gaffney)

threads

  • strucutre & flexibility
    • architectural → biological
    • how to deal with flexible, fluid structures
    • biologically static → dead
  • parameterisabilty generalisabilty * biological influences on design (arch/product/procedural) * biomimetics as possible meeting point for bioogists, desingers, engineers. * buckminster fuller * tensegrity a framework for org. of multiple independent units * tensegrity everywhere synergetics everywhere
  • objects vs. dynamics
  • determinism
    • in arch. and genetics/morphology
  • complexity
    • function of simple behaviour over complex landscape
    • unpredictable iteraction/development of simple parts
  • contingency, deferral and traps
  • changes in perception & understanding due to instrumentation
    • cf. parametric design, and headphones
  • attempts ot making explicit, the implicit assumptions in various fields (?)
  • translation & reinterpretation

soundtrack

  • nww - ciconia - automating vol. one
  • coil - 5meo-dmt - timemachines
  • urawa - taking my VCR away - the most boring… .
  • sluta leta - smakfull basmusik - semi peterson (edit)
  • autechre - augmatic disport - untilted
  • Track1.mp3 22.13“
  • iancu dumitrescu - pierres sacrees 1991 - edition modern 1003 (edit)
  • phoenecia - ruff harmonizer, eyebrow - brownout
  • aube - calx - metal de metal
  • otto van schirach - elastic parnormalities - 8000 bc (edit)
  • loopspool - wohnzimmer.. - one word one sound [compilation]
  • negativland - one more for the rodeo - death sentences of the polished.. ..
  • col de vence - une topographie sonore - zyklop comp. (edit)
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