Mitch Altman

Mitch Altman is a San Francisco-based hacker and inventor, best known for inventing TV-B-Gone remote controls, a keychain that turns off TVs in public places.  He was also co-founder of 3ware, a successful Silicon Valley startup in the late 1990s, and did pioneering work in Virtual Reality in the mid-1980s.  He has contributed to MAKE […]

Sidney Perkowitz

Sidney Perkowitz was born in New York City, attended college at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (now the NYU Tandon School of Engineering), and earned his doctorate in physics at the University of Pennsylvania. As Charles Howard Candler Professor of Physics at Emory University, he produced over 100 research papers and books. Now as Professor Emeritus, he […]

Michaela Wüensch​

Michaela Wünsch has taught Media Studies at Universität Wien, Freie Universität and Humboldt Universität in Berlin, Universität Potsdam, and University of California Riverside. From 2012-2015 she conducted a research project on repetition in psychoanalysis and television as Marie-Curie-Fellow at UC Riverside, UCLA and Universität Potsdam. She is a founding member of the publishing collective b_books […]

Erich Knoespel

Erich Knoespel has been around the foundry since he was very young. As of November 2013 he has been working full time at the family business Artcast Inc. as the Special Projects Coordinator. Artcast has been around for over 50 years. Starting in 1964 as Mid-Canadian Investment Castings their focus was on precision and quality […]

Lynn Gamwell

Lynn Gamwell teaches the history of art, science, and mathematics at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her books include Dreams 1900-2000: Science, Art, and the Unconscious Mind (Cornell, 2000), which was awarded the Gradiva Prize (for “Best Historical Writing”) by the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. She has described the […]

Oron Catts

Oron Catts is the Director of SymbioticA, The Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts, School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, The University of Western Australia. He is also a Visiting Professor of Contestable Design, Royal College of Arts, London, and a Visiting Professor at the School of Art, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Helsinki. […]