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Re: March Discussion Begins: The Performativity of Code

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Victoria Bradbury <[log in to unmask]>

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Victoria Bradbury <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:24:09 +0000

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Hi Curt,

I saw on of your *Twixt the Cup and the Lip #4* performance in Chicago in
2011 and hence meeting you and the list invite - Great stuff.

Victoria



On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 3:54 AM, Curt Cloninger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Ami (and all),
>
> I may have posted this earlier (or earlier at empyre, or in a dream), but
> here are my own particular (blatant, transparent) brute force fails with
> dragon dictate, google translate, handwriting to ascii, databent images,
> google image search, and natural human languages:
> http://lab404.com/video/cup/
> (the clearest documentation is probably here:
> http://deepyoung.org/current/remixthebook/internet/ ).
>
> As a theorist, I "interpret" this work as simply accelerated and
> foregrounded "grammatological" slippage ('puters are good for accelerating
> failures). But probably (more or less) the way all present tense historical
> utterances pull from the past and lead to the future. Kind of. Maybe. In a
> way.
>
> best,
> curt
>
>
>
> On Mar 27, 2014, at 6:33 PM, Ami Clarke wrote:
>
> > hi all
> >
> > I'm particularly interested in the affects on speech and language that
> come about through various ways of working with voice recognition software
> - and think this was particularly pertinent, Victoria -
> >
> > The deeper significance is that a person working with your piece would
> >> eventually learn what words have problems being
> >> translated and would alter the text of what they spoke into the machine
> so
> >> the translation would come out correctly and still preserve the
> >> intention of the speaker. In that case the human alters their behavior
> or
> >> speaking patterns to conform to the machines needs. It's like learning
> to
> >> use a tool properly.
> >
> > I'm interested what comes about over time - the long-standing changes in
> the way we communicate - which this hints at above. This is what I was
> trying to get at when I talked/asked about structures - I'm working on some
> algorithms with someone who used to work at Goldman Sachs for a project and
> it's v interesting.
> >
> > and to this:
> >
> > Is that good? Is that bad? Is it Plato's shadow world?
> >
> > I would go all Baudrillard on you.. and say it's layers upon layers of
> simulacrum - all augmented, and we evolve with the tools we use - bringing
> forth new subjectivities.
> >
> > I've just curated a short programme here in London for DRAF - opening on
> Saturday if anyone's around - there's some great people in it, and also
> generally in the programme over the two days starting tomorrow:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Oral Backstory
> > by Erica Scourti live performance. A
> > feedback loop produced by reading the past month's search history into
> Google's
> > voice activated search function, activating voice as both semantic and
> > operative, and generating text and image through an interplay of spoken
> > language, voice recognition software and search algorithms.
> >
> > Robots
> > Building Robotsby Tyler
> > Coburn - live reading by Chris
> > Polick - meditates on the "lights out" factory, so-named for the lack of
> > need for regular, human supervision. The book takes form as a travelogue
> of
> > improvised performances, which Coburn conducted at a science park in
> Southern
> > Taiwan; rumour has it that a robotics company is presently building one
> such
> > facility on site. During a long walk through the park's grounds, the
> author
> > considers literary and philosophical speculations on labour, machinic
> > intelligence and the "automatic factory": an enduring fiction gradually
> > creeping into reality.
> >
> >
> > Error-Correction: an introduction to future
> > diagrams (take 3): Impossible Structures "the eye that remains of the me
> that
> > was I"HD video (08:19 mins) and pamphlet (script) by Ami Clarke.
> (Error-Correction
> > App - available soon). A series of
> > experimental takes of an on-going enquiry into diagrams, that reference
> and
> > include appropriated texts, whereby the voice, through language, is
> constituted
> > "between someone else's thoughts and the page', and considers the
> production of
> > meaning through inference, association, paradox, and contradiction.
>



--
// Victoria Bradbury
<PROJECTS> www.victoriabradbury.com
Researcher @ www.crumbweb.org
New Media Caucus <http://www.newmediacaucus.org> <CommComm>
Attaya Projects <http://attayaprojects.com> // Collaborator

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