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  • Art, Life and Programming

    1. 1. , , andCATE HUSTONUNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA
    2. 2. WHAT IS ART?A picture in a gallery?Photo by flikr useredwin11
    3. 3. WHAT IS ART?PHOTO BY FLIKR USER david.nikonvscanon
    4. 4. WHAT IS ART?An iconic photograph?Photo by Flikr user e-strategyblog.com
    5. 5. IS THIS ART?THE TWITTER “FAIL WHALE”
    6. 6. IS THIS ART?WETELLSTORIES.CO.UK
    7. 7. IS THIS ART?ONE AND OTHER - HTTP://WWW.ONEANDOTHER.CO.UK/2400 DIFFERENT PEOPLE ON THE FOURTH PLINTH, TRAFALGAR SQUARE
    8. 8. IS THIS ART?Created on the iPhoneusing an applicationcalled “Brushes”By the artist JorgeColombo
    9. 9. IS THIS ART?Post-Secret is acommunity art projectEvery week, “SundaySecrets” are postedFrench, Spanish, andGerman Post SecretBooks
    10. 10. IS THIS ART?“Pixel City”Created by ShamusYoungVideo available at:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-d2-PtK4F6Y
    11. 11. IS THIS ART?“I Want You To Want Me”Installation at MOMA, NewYork“explores the search for loveand self in the world ofonline dating”Created by Jonathan Harrisand Sep Kamvarhttp://www.iwantyoutowantme.org/
    12. 12. IS THIS ART?A popular website can make an image iconicInteractivity can add a new dimensions to literatureThe internet gives us a new way to share our workTechnology gives us new ways to create itProgramming give us a new way to expressourselves - code is like a paintbrush!
    13. 13. WHY IS THIS EXCITING?Recent!Wikipedia was launched in 2001Facebook was available to Ivy League only in 2004YouTube was created in 2005Twitter went live in 2006The iPhone was released in 2007
    14. 14. IS THIS ART?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    15. 15. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    16. 16. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    17. 17. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    18. 18. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    19. 19. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    20. 20. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    21. 21. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    22. 22. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    23. 23. OR MATH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    24. 24. OR BOTH?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    25. 25. TECHNOLOGY MEANS CHANGEThroughout human history, there have beeninventions that have changed life dramatically The printing press Electricity The combustion engine Fire!
    26. 26. CHANGE IS EXCITING!Computers and the internet is another such invention We’re living through it! It’s still changing - who knows what 2010 will bring Talk to your parents Ask them about life before the internet When did they get their first computer?
    27. 27. WHEN YOUR PARENTS WERE GROWING UP...No cellphones!No iPod!No DVDs! (instead there was VHS)No email!No YouTube!No Facebook!No Twitter!
    28. 28. I REMEMBER“Dial up” internetMy first iPodEarly cellphonesTextbooks!Floppy discsMy first CDLife Before Google
    29. 29. PERSPECTIVEIn Canada, 84.3% of people use the internetIn the US, 72.3% do68.6% of people in the UK use the internetIn China, just 22.4% use the internetFigures from: http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm
    30. 30. PERSPECTIVEWorldwide, less than 24 people in every 100 use theinternetCan you imagine living without it?The internet was invented in 1989In the West, people aged 30 and under are the firstgeneration to grow up with the internet being “normal”, andeverywhere.A lot of stuff, like medical records etc, isn’t yet digital
    31. 31. BLOGGINGBlogger was launched in 1999 - bought by Google in2003Blogging was a new medium, services like this made itpossible for non-techies to “blog”Concept of sharing your day to day life was newGreat way to communicate with customers, too -now many important announcements are made onthe company blog.
    32. 32. BLOGGING INCREDIBLE EXAMPLES OF BLOG DESIGNALL IMAGES FROM - HTTP://WWW.SMASHINGMAGAZINE.COM/2007/08/28/45-EXCELLENT-BLOG-DESIGNS/
    33. 33. EARLY BLOGS WERE JUST WEB PAGESTHIS WAS WRITTEN IN 2001 - SEE HOW MUCH THINGS HAVE CHANGED? FROM SHIRKY.COM
    34. 34. BLOGGINGThe Blog “UGO” sold for $100 millionSee http://www.goldenblogging.com/top-30-blog-sales-of-all-time/Ambient IntimacyOld media sees Blogging as a threat to it’s businessmodel
    35. 35. NEWSPAPERSPrediction: these willbecome obsolete (andsoon)Picture from: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1854450/posts
    36. 36. WHAT’S COMING NEXT?Google WaveApple TabletTable computingHousehold robotsOther things we can’timagine yet...!Images from http://wave.google.com/help/wave/about.html and http://www.innosight.com/blog/apple_tablet.jpg
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
    38. 38. PROGRAMMING?FROM THE NEXT RELEASE OF ALICE - ALICE.ORG
    39. 39. PROGRAMMING?FROM THE WARCRAFT WORLD EDITOR, CREATED BY KELVIN SCHUTZ
    40. 40. PROGRAMMINGIn between these too extremes we have speciallanguages, like Java, C#, and HaskellJava - first development kit release in 1996Since then, it has evolved considerably“Object Oriented” paradigm.
    41. 41. REMEMBER THIS?CREATED USING PROCESSING: PROCESSING.ORG
    42. 42. PROGRAMMED IN JAVA USING PROCESSING - PROCESSING.ORG
    43. 43. SUMMARYTechnology has changed our lives considerablyrelatively recentlyNew and impressive “hardware”Creative and innovating programmingMore to come!Technologists - hardware designers, programmers -are at the center of what we will achieve next.
    44. 44. FINAL THOUGHTSLook around - changes are happening rapidlyIn 15 years, you could be talking about what’shappened in your lifetimeBe inspired! Human innovation is INCREDIBLE!Push boundaries! Be limited only by your imagination.Experiment!

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