Author Archives: Adam

About Adam

I am an architecture undergrad @ Virginia Tech with an interest in emergent and interactive design.

medium

Throughout the course of Memex to Youtube: Learning Nets I have always considered medium in the sense of communication which is defined by wikipedia as Media (singular medium) are the storage and transmission channels or tools used to store and deliver information or data. It is often referred to as synonymous … Continue reading

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emergence

I have, over the course of the recent year, become obsessed with emergence. In philosophy, systems theory, science, and art, emergence is the way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions. Emergence is central to the theories of integrative levels and of complex systems. Complex systems … Continue reading

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thinking about thinking

  The computer is a tool that can augment metacognition. Seymour Papert says, “The intellectual environments offered to children by today’s cultures are poor in opportunities to bring their thinking about thinking into the open…Programming the Turtle [programming environment] starts by making one reflect … Continue reading

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