Slashdot | Is Programming Art?
Slashdot | Is Programming Art?: "Is Programming Art?why rock
Posted by Zonk on Tuesday July 05, @06:17PM
from the painting-a-good-program dept.
chromatic writes 'A constant question for software developers is 'What is the nature of programming?' Is it art or science? Does creativity or engineering lead the design and implementation of a program? John Littler talked to several well-known and well-respected programmers (including Guido van Rossum, Andy Hunt, Bjarne Stroustrup, Paul Graham, and Richard Stallman) to find their answers; he shares their thoughts and his own in Art and Computer Programming.' From the article: 'What the heck is art anyway, at least as most people understand it? What do people mean when they say 'art'? A straw poll showed a fair degree of consensus--art is craft plus a special degree of inspiration. This pretty much explains immediately why only art students and art critics at a certain sort of paper favor conceptual art. Conceptual art, of course, often lacks a craft component as people usually understand the term.'"
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web show made together with annie abrahams to explain what net.art has to do with rock n roll
featuring works from artists like Alexei Shulgin, Richard Stallman, Cory Arcangel, Dragan Espenshied, Clément Thomas, Marc Garett, Alan Sondheim, Talan Memott, v.n.a.t.r.c?, pavu.com...
and texts from Frédéric Madre and Alan Sondheim
1 = french FlasHTML ultra lego on turbulence.org
2 = english HTML non immersive lowtech on turbulence.org
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