Robotics

Light Bulb And Surreal Art

During 2007 edition of Sonar festival which ended a few days ago in Barcelona, a project by Jeff Lieberman, entitled Light Bulb, was presented at Sonarmatica , a show which takes place together with the usual festival. This year Sonarmatica presented a selection of works dealing with the magic' side of technology, showing processes which cannot be understood merely with intuition and trigger our wonder.... READ MORE...

Icra 07, Ubiquitous Robotics

From April 10 and 14 and happening for the first time in Italy , the 24 th ICRA's conference was set in Rome . ICRA is the International Conference on Robotics and Automation supported by IEEE , Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, an international association aggregating over 370,000 members in 160 countries and gathering the major experts and high-tech specialists. This association is considered as an authority in a variety of sectors such as aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications, control systems, consumption energy and electronics.... READ MORE...

Vida Workshops Series

The VIDA WORKSHOP series has been created to promote the production of artwork that addresses the concept of Artificial Life. These workshops will be given by some of VIDA´s award-winning artists. Through discussion and hands-on explorations using technological tools participants will further develop their appreciation of artificial life from an artistic perspective.... READ MORE...

Suguru Goto: New Perception Methods

The Milanese meeting with Suguru Goto at the end of November 2006 (on the 27 th concert at Teatro Arsenale , organised by the Federation of electronic music in Italy and the day after the workshop at the Accademia Internazionale della Musica ) showed the subtle charm of this artist (Digimag devoted an article to him in its 12 th number with an interview by Elena Vairani: http://www.digicult.it/digimag/article.asp?id=312 .... READ MORE...

Li Chiameremo Robotscopi?

Arrivano. Robots capaci di sviluppare intelligenza di gruppo attraverso strategie collaborative, di evolvere mediante rinforzo di comportamenti adattivi, di simulare processi neurali e meccanismi di interazione con il mondo circostante. Il confine tra robotica, vita ed intelligenza artificiale sembra non avere pi senso. Si apre una nuova prospettiva: lo studio della vita e di processi biologici attraverso l'osservazione di creature ed entitˆ artificiali... READ MORE...