Working notes from the Scandinavian Institute for Computational Vandalism

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A book worm’s micrography

From http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/hooke.html Hooke’s reputation in the history of biology largely rests on his book Micrographia, published in 1665. Hooke devised […] one of the best such microscopes of his time, and used it in his demonstrations at the Royal Society’s meetings. With it he observed organisms as diverse as insects, sponges, bryozoans, foraminifera, and bird […]

Super Resolution

The image as a database containing echoes of itself. Abstract: Methods for super-resolution (SR) can be broadly classified into two families of methods: (i) The classical multi-image super-resolution (combining images obtained at subpixel misalignments), and (ii) Example-Based super-resolution (learning correspondence between low and high resolution image patches from a database). In this paper we propose […]

Forensic Architecture

Dump of notes taken during the presentation of Eyal Weizman at the the seminar Culture@Work What is an evidence? How to socialize it?

Zooming and travelling are two sides of the same coin

GG: […] Everything has to be precise in book-printing, you see. Now everything’s simply flat. Electronics is flat as a pancake: there are merely assertions that space exists. EP: On the website of the archive, you have nevertheless managed to stretch this ‘flat’ space a great deal, particularly by using extreme photographic enlargements. The public […]

Interrogating the image

The spoken word interface emphasizes the active exploration and *interrogation* of the image. The noises and visual flash underscore how each step in the exploration results in the creation of a new image.