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Tabula Rasa, 2019
Rethinking the intelligence of machine minds. On emotions, romanticism, materiality, and the sublime of AI and art. (Also posted, with a forward by Jason Bailey, on Artnome.)

Little AI, 2018
On learning nature with AI. Can beauty be a basis from which we imagine new possibilities for AI?

Did We Do Something Wrong?, 2017
What happened to new media design? Does it have to be this boring?

Designing AI, 2016
On diversity, design methods, and shaping the future of an emerging technology.


Inventing Interactive, 2010 - 2017
Started in 2010, this blog is an ode to new-media design… fantasy interfaces in film, cutting-edge work in research labs, hidden gems from small firms, and historical precedent.