the stack

The stack is a changing unfixed collection of topics, concepts, ideas and case studies, augmented with video essays from #BCM325 students.

 [Technology and Computation]

\ Interfaces 

\ Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)

Three Video Essays on Artificial Intelligence:



\ Robots > Robot Design – Strandbeest by Theo Jansen | The Robotics of Sex

\ Digital Companions

Assembly > Human and Robot Assembly Lines

\ Bots > Botnets and Zombies |

\ Automation and AI

\ Digital | Apps – A Guide to App Development

\ Dead Media formats | TVs | Fax machines | Photocopiers | VHS | DVD | Cassette Tapes | Operating Systems | Zombie Technologies > Green Media Technologies

\ Biotechnologies | Biohacking | Bioprinting

\ 3D printing \ Brain-Machine-Computer  Interface |

\ Obsolescence | E-Waste |

\ Food > The Futurology of Food   | The Future of Food | Forever Food |

\Art| Vincent Van Gogh > animation virtual realityThe Night Cafe

\ Travel with 360Degree Video

 

[Networks and Connectivity]

\ Hypertext | Cybertext Theory | Internet | World Wide Web | Broadband | WiFi | NBN > Malcom’s FTTN  1| 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Economic Benefits of the NBN |

\ API – application programming interface

\ Digital Distribution |  File-sharing | BitTorrent |  Steam | iOS | Netflix

\ Memex

\the Internet of Things > IoT search engine| RFID | the ‘cloud’ |

 

[Memeology]




[Rube Golderberg Machines]

[Surveillance]

Tracking Technologies – Ethics, Geoslavery and Surveillance Culture

 

[The Dark Net]

\ The Dark Web | The Deep Web | Virus | Malware | Identity Theft |

 

[Cybernetics

\ History | Human and Machine Interfaces | Leap Motion | Cybernetics and Sport

 

[Cybercurrencies

ecurrency Bitcoin > blockchains in education

 

 [Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)]

Teach yourself how to build a VR demo in Unity: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

Exploring Virtual Reality

Immersive Storytelling with VR



\ AR Experiments

Main Industry Players | VR Conservation Exhibits
\VR and Virtual Worlds | D&D | Making VR 
\ Games | Game Mods | The Future of Overwatch


\eSports

\ Virtual Worlds | Netrunner | Cyberpunk 2020 | Shadowrun | Metal Gear

[Cyborgs and Post-Humanity]

\Cyborgology

\ Androids | Consciousness | Singularity | Technology and Literacy 

Machine Learning | Deep LearningSelf-Driving Cars|Manual versus Autonomous Vehichles|\

Transhumanism | Cyborgs – Superhuman and Superheroes

\ Mackenzie Wark Blog-Post for Cyborgs

\ Kevin Warwick – Worlds First Cyborg?

\ Body Modification

[Cyberpunk]

\ Authors | William Gibson | Bruce Stirling | Neal Stephenson |Philip K. Dick Kurt Vonnegut

\ Books | Mirrorshades | Visions of Cyberpunk | Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? |

Movies | Bladerunner | Johnny Mnemonic | Ghost in the Shell | The Matrix | Existenz | The Cell | War Games | Akira | Back to the Future (2)  | Hackers | Demolition Man |  War Games | The Net | Lawnmower Man | Minority Report | Tron | Other must watch Cyberpunk Movies

\ Cybergoth | Cyberglam | wearable technologies

\ Disruptive technologies | Social media | Mobile phone  | Tinder | Uber

[Magical Technology]

Doraemon Anywhere Door – Future Reality or Manga Legend? from Cuong Lam on Vimeo.

[Cyberculture]

\ Code | Programming | Hacking | GNULinux | Open Source |

\ Remix | Mashup|

\ aesethtics

\Time Travel

\Cybersex | VR Porn |

\ MAKE | Maker communities | Arduino and Learning to Code

\ Visionaries | John Perry Barlow – A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace

\ Identity | Persona

Brands | Branding and Influencers |

\ Music | Chiptunes | Vapourware | Microcultures

\ The ALTRight

\Vlogging


[Cybertheory]

\ Cyberutopianism | Internet Revolution Techno-utopianism | Technological Determinism | Social Constructionism | Postmodernism | Poststructuralism | Cyberfeminism and Feminist Theory | Critical Media Theory 

\ CybertheoristsDonna Haraway | Sadie Plant | Manuel De Landa |Bruce Sterling | Kevin Kelly, Wolfgang Schirmacher | Pierre Levy | David Gunkel | Victor J.Vitanza |Gregory Ulmer |Charles D. Laughlin |Jean Baudrillard

 

[Cryptography] 

introduction to cryptography

\ encryption | Apple vs FBI > insecurity

\Blockstack – the blockchain browser

[Cybersecurity]

\  Cybersecurity  | Cybersurveillance | Cookies

\ Cyberbullying

\ Cyberwarfare | Flame Wars |Cyberterrorism| Cyberterrorism
[Cybergeographies]

Hong Kong Street Patrol SergeyZabelin

 

[MegaCorps]

\ Sony | Disney | Fox | Microsoft | Apple | Google | Viacom | Amazon

 

[Social Media]

Friendster | Myspace | Facebook | Twitter |

 

[Drones and Droids]

\ Drones and the Future

\ animals and drones |

[Dystopia]

\ Imaginaries | Fallout Worlds | Post-Apocalypsis

 

[Regulation and Control]

\ Intellectual Property | Copyright | Patents | Trademarks

\ Fair Use

\ Policing

 

[Digital Aesthetics]

\ Glitch

\Drone painting

\ Vaporwave \ VaporGong

 

[The Future of Space]

\ Space Travel and Exploration | Mining | Colonisation

\ Rockets | Aerospace Engineering and Industry

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