When artists use new technologies as their materials, a number of things happen: 1. They discover ways to extend the expressive and communicative range of tools, devices and systems 2. By making connections that are neither necessarily utilitarian nor profitable, they explore potential for diverse human interest and experience 3. They do the cognitive work […]

12 Hours of Mining

digitalcoleman: I just finished up a 12 hour experiment, one which resulted in “riches” measured in Teraflops. I turned time and sunlight into heat and useless computations. Money began to fall from the sky one might even say. I became, or more accurately my graphics card became, a bitcoin miner. I wanted to get my […]