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Monthly Archives: February 2008

Has the “Medium” reached its potential?

I think one of the most interesting aspects of considering computers as a creative medium is the fact that unlike other creative mediums, it is also a highly commercial product.  It’s true that books, magazines etc. are commercial products as well, but the computer is the first medium that allows me to read/watch/hear about something, […]

To Program or not to Program

Although most of the people we’ve read thus far in the semester have had some interesting insights into the future of computing, many of which are currently in common use.  That said, one thing that I’ve noticed a lot, especially with the new reading by Kay/Goldberg is that they seem to put a high premium […]

A Research Center for Augmenting Human Intellect

It’s hard to sit here at my desktop computer and not be struck by not only how much more technologically advanced it is than anything in Engelbart’s research center, but also how ridiculously common this technology is. Still, despite the fact that Engelbart was still limited by the technology of his time, it still seems […]