specture readings 05

once-unimaginable ocean landscapes and habitats, creative research, VR in schools ::: 20230419 - 20230427

reading and watching

::: Designing curriculum for creative learning about Biomes with VR ::: teachers in South Australia creating classes in VR to teach students about biomes. the VR school research site has other resources covering using VR in schools

::: Pause Giant AI Experiments: An Open Letter ::: this letter has been in the news / twitter for the past few weeks, calling on AI labs to pause their training and research for 6 months

::: The NFT Collector | Colborn Bell ::: a discussion between Colborn Bell, the founder of the Museum of Crypto Art (MOCA) and Primavera De Filippi

::: Information Overload ::: "Claire Bishop on the superabundance of research-based art". Research-based installation art running in parallel to PhD studies, and the author notes, is tied to technological advances and data.

::: Recognising and Understanding Creative Practice Research in the Modern University by Julian Knowles ::: "The problem of historical blindness, some theories, and a new NTRO benchmarking project" - good discussion / thoughts on the "Non-Traditional Research Output"

::: Animals Are Using Rafts of Plastic Garbage to Colonize the Open Ocean by Becky Ferreira ::: "Coastal animals such as mollusks and crustaceans are making a home on the high seas using heaps of trash from humans, a new study has found" ::: this sadly gives me ideas for new art works, new once-unimaginable ocean landscapes and habitats


::: Life in Moments (rsd 2023) by FSOL ::: a re-release of the 2015 album

::: 22 A by Sense ::: always beautiful, layered ambient sounds


::: New Media major / classes at Kunsthochschule Kassel


a smaller collection of readings this week and for the next couple of weeks due to another deadline

::: also published at substack and medium

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