Johann Bollen’s Map of Knowledge

April 10, 2009 by complextalk · Leave a Comment 

April 22, 2009
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

After articles in the Santa Fe New Mexican and the New York Times, we catch up with Johan Bollen’s map of knowledge and the paths it tracks across art, science and the humanities. Details to come. Read more

Crossroads in Medicine: When HIV Doesn’t Lead to AIDS and Stem Cells Are Made by Man

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April 21, 2009
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Statistical physics and cell biology are the latest seemingly-different scientific fields that may combine to offer insights into human health and medicine. Arup K. Chakraborty, the Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Biological Engineering at MIT, examines the latest research in these fields on Tuesday, April 21 in this months installment of the q-bios lecture series. Read more

Canary in a Coal Mine

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April 10, 2009
7:00 pmto10:00 pm

When Andrew Edwards and Sarah Cote proposed an art show of cross-disciplinary works by students at the College of Santa Fe, they called their event Canary in a Coal Mine in a nod to the uncertain status of their school, the College of Santa Fe, and the proverbial role of canaries as harbingers of bad times. This student-organized event of cross-disciplinary works starts at 7:00pm this Friday, April 10. Read more

Vasulkas Come to Manipulated Image

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April 24, 2009
8:00 pmto10:00 pm

The 3rd Manipulated Image will present the pioneers of video art, Steina and Woody Vasulka, who will discuss and share their work. Steina and Woody Vasulka have lived in Santa Fe for the last 22 years. In 1965, they initiated the showing of video art at the Whitney Museum, and in 1971, co-founded The Kitchen, an Electronic Media Theater, in New York City. Read more

NGO Meet Up

April 7, 2009 by complextalk · Leave a Comment 

April 22, 2009
8:30 amto10:00 am

You are invited to attend the second in a series of participatory dialogues for NGOs to work together to overcome challenges and better help our community. This brainstorming session will focus on action-able items to do in 2009: collaborations, trainings, resource exchanges, upcoming events, etc. Read more

Rethink Public Art:
Art, Community and Peace in a Complex World

April 7, 2009 by complextalk · 1 Comment 

April 9, 2009
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

Jack Becker, co-founder and executive director of Forecast Public Art, publishers of Public Art Review, will join Anne Ahni Rocheleau, founder and director of Spaces for Peace, and Erica Behrens, director of the New York office of Franz Mayer of Munich, on Thursday, April 9 at 6:00 pm for a panel discussion about rethinking the role of public art in connecting art, community and peace in a complex society. Read more

Cafe Scientifique: Fossil Fuels and Managing CO2

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April 16, 2009
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

About half of the man-made CO2 emissions to the atmosphere in the United States come from burning oil products like gasoline. Another third comes from burning coal and the remainder comes from natural gas. To solve the climate problem, we have to either stop producing CO2 or figure out how to store it. Cafe Scientifique will explore the options for storing it and how that buys time for alternative energy solutions. Read more


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April 29, 2009
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

The Ignite movement comes to Santa Fe on April 29 with Warholesque fame for anyone wanting to discuss their work in technology computer science or anything else on their minds. The hitch? Fame is compressed into a 5 minute video presentation with 20 slides rotating automatically every 15 seconds. If you can meet the challenge, Ignite is for you. Read more

DinoMax: J.A. Deane Comes to SFMax

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April 17, 2009
8:00 pmto10:00 pm

SFMax meets certain Fridays at the Complex to discuss methods and software used to create interactive audio and video. This week features a presentation by Dino (J.A. Deane), who has appeared on a diverse range of recordings, from Ike Tina Turner to Brian Eno and John Zorn. He will be giving a demonstration of his current live sampling touring rig which is a combination of Ableton Live and Steims LiSa on a MacBook. A great opportunity to gain some insights into performing live sampling live electronics from someone who has been doing it since before it had a category. Read more

A Return to Artifical Intelligence

April 3, 2009 by complextalk · Leave a Comment 

April 7, 2009
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

In recent years, more and more researchers think it is the time to return to the original goal of Artificial Intelligence (AI), that is, to build thinking machines that are as intelligent as human beings. To distinguish this kind of work from the conventional AI research, which has turned to specific problems in special domains, this emerging community calls itself Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). Dr. Pei Wang, an associate professor at Temple University, will briefly describe this field in non-technical language at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 7, at the Complex. Read more

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