As I am nearing the defense of my dissertation, I thought to glance back at some of the software I have been using to write my dissertation and other academic stuff (book chapters, blog posts, abstracts, applications, etc.). First, I must confess I spend far too much time on evaluating and trying out different apps that might get me to be more productive. I also acknowledge that I obsess far too much over the design of the software. I admit this. Obviously, it is part of my excellence in procrastination.
I have liked podcast for a long time; I have some podcast which I have been following for years and some, where an episode has given me new approaches or challenged my thoughts. All in all, I enjoy podcasts. For a while now I have been toying with an idea of starting a podcast of my own, a podcast that discusses art, culture, and society from a post-digital perspective.
Writer and artist James Bridle recently posted an article on Medium in which he describes the strange and abusive world of children's youtube. The article as a whole is worth a read, and I strongly encourage you first to read that and then come back here.
I am currently working on an article concerning creative coding at the Käsityökoulu Robotti (art&craft school Robotti). Robotti is a non-profit organization that offers teaching on art&tech for children.
A Recent article (not yet published) I wrote with my brother examines some of the difficult questions raising from the increased use of digital technologies. For example, digitalization can be seen to act as an almost mythological buzzword for progress. But, what does digitalization mean? How do we live in the digital world?
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