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John Maeda: Innovation is born when art meets science

A graphic designer and computer scientist, known for his work on the online computer game <i>Second Life,</i> as well as the author of bestselling self-help book <i>The Laws of Simplicity</i>, John Maeda has made great use of dual educations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and art school. Drawing from …

Steve Jobs: 'Computer Science Is A Liberal Art'

A photographer uses his iPhone to take a picture of a tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in front of an Apple store in London. Jobs, 56, died Wednesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.<p>When computer visionary Steve Jobs died Wednesday, many people felt a sense of personal loss for the …

Ian McEwan on the relationship between art and science - video

Highlights of a conversation between novelist Ian McEwan and theoretical physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed exploring the similarities, differences and connections between art and science. This discussion was part of the opening of the Large Hadron Collider exhibition at the Science Museum in London. …

What is the common ground between art and science? And how is Beethoven like Darwin?

Novelist Ian McEwan and theoretical physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed met at the Science Museum in London to mark the opening of the Large Hadron Collider exhibition. This is an edited extract of their conversation<p>• See our video of edited highlights here<p>DO THE TWO CULTURES STILL EXIST?<p><b>IAN McEWAN:</b> That …

LACMA announces Art + Technology Lab, with support from Google, SpaceX

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced the Art + Technology Lab, which will provide grants and lab space to artists who want to experiment with new technologies.<p>LACMA said the new program and lab space would encourage innovative ideas and foster collaboration across disciplines and …

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Art on the Mind

<b>Hey New Yorkers</b>, tonight (11/20) at ABC No Rio is the opening reception of <i>Collect, Store, Retrieve</i>, an exploration of the "mechanics, makeup, fallibility, and plasticity of memory." The show is curated by Brian George and Kelly Savage and is funded in part with support from the New York City …

Art in good health: how science and culture mix the best medicine

Anna Dumitriu turns bacteria into art. She has stitched strains of MRSA into a quilt; she has crocheted with the bacteria Staphylococcus epidermidis, found on her own bed. For her latest exhibition, The Romantic Disease – just opened at the Watermans arts centre in Brentford, west London – she has …

The Age of Insight: How the Cross-Pollination of Art and Science in Early 20th-Century Vienna Shaped Modern Culture

Something unusual defined Vienna between 1890 and 1918, something that shaped more of Western culture than we dare suspect — artists, writers, thinkers and scientists across biology, medicine, and psychoanalysis came into regular contact and, in the process of these interactions, steered the course …

4 Famous Jazz Clarinetists

Four of my picks for most famous jazz clarinetists.<p>01<p>of 04<p>Jimmy Dorsey<p>One of the more diverse instrumentalists of the swing and big band eras, Jimmy …