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B Readings


w How abstract?
April 14, 2016

Scott McLoud


w “Critical of what?”
April 14, 2016

Ramia Mazé on design and criticality


w Creative AI
March 21, 2016

Via Chris Novello

B Unit 10: Optional Readings

Required for March 24

Art in the Age of Machine Intelligence”, Blaise Aguera y Arcas

Extended bibliography

The Doomsday Invention, The New Yorker
“Will Your Job Be Done by a Machine,” NPR
Automation Makes us Dumber“, WSJ
Harnessing algorithms to create shape-change typography,” Wired
Nicholas Carr: The Glass Cage: Automation and Us (also see: video overview)
Lewis Mumford “Art & Technics
Miranda July’s “Somebody” app & miu miu video
Dunne & Raby Speculative Everything
Anthony Dunne lecture: “What If: Crafting Design Speculations”
Jon Sueda, Ed. All Possible Futures
Eugeny Morozov. To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism.
N. Joseph Woodland, Inventor of the Bar Code, Dies at 91
“The Machines Are Coming”, The New York Times. An op-ed by Zeynep Tufekci. More writings by her on her website and on Medium

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B Unit 5: Required Readings

Essay on the Importance of Time,” M. Sanjeeta

Notes on the Poetics of Time from: Temporality in Life as Seen Through Literature,”
Lawrence Kimmel

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B Examples of typographic images

http://vincentperrottet.com/ (amazing french poster designer)
http://fromkeetra.com/ (a playful wordsmith / designer I know and love)

http://thisiscolossal.com/?s=typography (that crazy site where you can find a dizzying amount of too much cool stuff )

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2010/11/hand-cut-typography/ (a lovely thoughtful project)


http://www.tm-research-archive.ch/ (beautiful archive of swiss typographic covers for a type magazine series from the 70s/80s)


http://www.edruscha.com/featured-works/ (world famous painter/artist lover of words)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m86ae_e_ptU (OK-Go music video; if you dont like their music just turn the volume down)


http://www.ok-rm.co.uk/project/the-billboard-book-project-jonathan-monk (great UK studio project: about scale, proportion, type)

http://balladora.blogspot.com/ a very well curated typography blog with a deep archive.

also look up HN Werkman, and also enjoy this


https://www.are.na/share/GMgWhBK (From JC)

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