Class Notes

Class Lectures

What are new media?

What are the natural forms of Digital Media? Lecture emphasizes on the 5 critical principles of new media. Also, explains Marshall McCluhen's seminal statement that "The Media is the Message"; that all media should be summed up according to the transcoded effects the technology has on us. [LECTURE HERE]

Database Visualization

What does a database look like? In this lecture, we discussed digital artists who are dealing with mapping and visualizations which both explain systems as well as confound them. [LECTURE HERE]

Introduction to Project 2: Modules

What is a module and how can it be used to make more complex systems? We discuss the system of beginning with simple components to develop complex environments and organisms. The idea of a linear narrative is explained. [LECTURE HERE]

What is a bitmap?

There is a difference between bitmaps and vectors. This is an article which explains pixels and the database form. [HERE]