philosophy

Through the streets of Rome

Through the streets of Rome

È passato ormai quasi un anno da quando ho iniziato ad interessarmi concretamente al mondo della Data Visualization, seguendo un breve corso alla RUFA intitolato Open and Big Data Visualization: L’estetica dei flussi. Da quel corso di 8 lezioni ne è poi uscito fuori un piccolo spunto per il mio progetto finale, “I trasporti”, che Continue reading Through the streets of Rome

The idea becomes a machine that makes the art

The idea becomes a machine that makes the art

« In conceptual art the idea or the concept is the most important aspect of the work. When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair. The idea becomes a machine that makes the art. » Solomon Lewitt, 1965 Continue reading The idea becomes a machine that makes the art

Il mio primo bot generativo ossessivo (ITA)

Il mio primo bot generativo ossessivo (ITA)

Finalmente posso dire che ho finito un primo prototipo funzionante di bot generativo (ossessivo)! Il bot in sé fa parte uno studio che sto conducendo riguardo il concetto di emergenza, che trovo abbastanza affascinante. Come wikipedia saggiamente dice (anche se consiglio la pagina in inglese): “Il comportamento emergente è la situazione nella quale un sistema esibisce proprietà inspiegabili sulla base Continue reading Il mio primo bot generativo ossessivo (ITA)

Currently playing The Talos Principle – and that’s awesome

Currently playing The Talos Principle – and that’s awesome

I love philosophy and puzzles. I love logic and misticism. I love great stories. And I love games that are able to mix all of these with a beautiful visual style. This is exactly why I actually felt in love with this awesome game: The Talos Principle. Here some quick screenshots.. (low-res, since I’m playing Continue reading Currently playing The Talos Principle – and that’s awesome

An Harmonograph to speak about Classical Intelligence – ZAMM

An Harmonograph to speak about Classical Intelligence – ZAMM

I’ve just stumbled into this cool article from askaudiomag.com and it immediately reminded me of some of the first generative graphics that the man created, thanks to the Harmonograph. As Wikipedia states: A harmonograph is a mechanical apparatus that employs pendulums to create a geometric image. What you can see in the second video is in Continue reading An Harmonograph to speak about Classical Intelligence – ZAMM