By Savvas Constantinou
The life of an academic, or anyone who associates themselves with science, is a busy one. Scientists are constantly researching background material, writing proposals for research, conducting research, analyzing data, writing up and presenting the data, and making meaningful conclusions… tasks which quickly spill outside the standard “40 hour week” schedule that has been adopted in most professional settings. Having the time to do anything outside of work can be challenging; however, there is mounting evidence that hobbies have a positive influence on researchers’ overall health and wellbeing (Rosen, 2018)
By Robbin Koenig
Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965-2018 is an exhibit of tech-inspired art at the Whitney Museum in New York City. Created through code, sets of instruction, and algorithms, the artwork is conceptual and computational. The pieces reflect the evolution of technology from the mid-20th century to the present day.
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