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Checkpoints Lab

Work, Musings, Writings and Projects from FLEFF's Checkpoints Lab 2011

Posted by Nicholas Knouf at 11:21PM   |  Add a comment

We were privileged to have three wonderful presentations during our FLEFF Lab: Checkpoints Project panel. Monica Haller and Elvira Dyangani Ose appeared in person, and Leslie Garcia appeared remotely due to circumstances beyond her control (but was able to come two weeks later to give a well-received workshop to the class). We'd like to feature a selection of summaries from the panel to show...


Posted by Nicholas Knouf at 11:11PM   |  Add a comment

This week's student summary is by Molly Schneider.

The Cost of a Cookie

The word “cookies” never seemed intimidating until the emergence of the World Wide Web. Cookies were constructed by Lou Montulli, the founding engineer of Netscape. The web cookie was meant to solve the “shopping cart problem.” The text file was invented to allow online shoppers to leave the site...


Posted by Nicholas Knouf at 12:13AM   |  Add a comment
WEEK 8: March 22: Point 4, Data Bodies

Our final week of discussion involved the materialization of our bodies within information and how that does and does not enable certain types of experiences.


World-Information.Org, “Data Bodies”, 2007, (accessed...


Posted by Nicholas Knouf at 12:03AM   |  Add a comment

We wanted to post a short update regarding the FLEFF Lab: Checkpoints Project course.  After an unfortunate delay due Leslie Garcia was able to come to IC and present a workshop on developing sonic experiments in the free/open-source software pure data.  We've now finished for the semester and will be updating this blog with the excellent...


Posted by Nicholas Knouf at 7:54PM   |  Add a comment

Interview with Elvira Dyangani Ose, curator and art/architectural historian, in preparation for the upcoming FLEFF11 Checkpoints Panel entitled Activist Retooling, Fourfold, to be held on 12 April from 7-9PM in Business 104 on the Ithaca College Campus.

Interviewed by Claudia Costa Pederson; video edited by Nicholas Knouf.


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