A. MICHAEL NOLL is Professor Emeritus of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. He taught graduate and undergraduate courses in the fundamental science and technology of communication systems, and he continues to study the policy and social implications of communication technologies. He was Dean of the School for […]
Adam Smith graduated from RISD in 1985 with his BFA. After moving to Cambridge, MA, he developed one of the first 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design) applications. He then relocated to San Diego, where he worked for NASA as art director for a booklet, Global Change, later presented to the Reagan administration as the first NASA document acknowledging […]
Studied Information Technology at the Technical University of Vienna, 1966-1970 assistant professor at the Technical University of Vienna, member of “ars intermedia” from 1966 to 1978. “ars intermedia” was founded 1966 by Otto Beckmann in Vienna, end of activities in 1980. Among first members: Otto Beckmann, Alfred Graßl, Oskar Beckmann, Gerd Koepf, Gerhard Schedl.
Benjamin Francis Laposky (1914–2000) was a mathematician, artist and draftsman in Cherokee, Iowa. He has been credited with making the first computer graphics, utilizing an oscilloscope as the creation medium for abstract art. In 1953 he released what he called “Oscillons” (or oscillogram designs) along with a corresponding thesis entitled “Electronic Abstractions” via a gallery […]