MCTC Sound Arts
Does this work use technology? How, or how not?
after Aeolus, god of the wind
2nd century, B.C.
The field of anthropology defines it as:
The body of knowledge available to a society that is of use in fashioning implements, practicing manual arts and skills, and extracting or collecting materials.
This definition means that...
Technology will come-between (or separate) manual labor and its results.
These tools, will still be designed, produced, and controlled by humans– somewhere along the line.
The Technology Curve
–from The Craft of Controlling Sound,
Dr. Stephen Solum
Keys to Zeroing-In
- Too narrow/specific defeats the purpose of grouping
- Too broad/general makes big ideas less meaningful
1. Perspective (Zoom Level)
Allows grouping depends on the purpose and audience
2. Context (Width)
Finding connections and grouping them
History + Technology