Friday, January 27, 2012
Software is the mind, hardware is the body.
mind-body), Wait! didn't Descartes figure all that out??? I am doing a series of pieces based on this perennial philosophical issue. I need to send out some emails to various cognitive scientists and philosophers to ask their opinions about representing this visually. I think that will make some cool interactions and interesting stuff for for people to read about in conjunction with the paintings. Here is one called software. The child is breaking apart old hard-drives for scrap, and the woman is having her head analyzed by an electric phrenology machine. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phrenology