Episode 13 - Blockchain and Art
Samuel Fry speaks to Shaun Miller about his portraits, creativity and entrepreneurship. They go on to talk specifically about Blockchain, a technology that has the potential to change the world.
Episode 51 - Digital Vampires
Richard Adams speaks to Tim Kindberg, a writer, digital creative and sceptic.You may remember Tim, from 'Episode 27 - Technology for Sceptics', which we released 2 years ago. For those that don't remember, Tim's background is as a computer scientist. He founded matter II media which produced the platforms Vorb and Nth Screen, technologies for people to act collectively and creatively.Tim is also a writer and has recently launched a new book, 'Vampires of Avonmouth'. The book is a gothic science fiction story, which is an action-packed exploration of mental enslavement - by systems of oppression, and by parts of our own selves.In the episode Richard and Tim talk about 'Vampires of Avonmouth', its themes and Tim's process of writing it.Here are some useful links:Tim Kindberg's website: champignon.net/Overview of 'Vampires of Avonmouth': champignon.net/project/vampires-of-avonmouth/'Vampires of Avonmouth' (Amazon): www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08MBBN9JS
Episode 50 - Richard and Sam
It is episode 50!To celebrate, this episode features a chat between our hosts Richard Adams and Sam Fry.This is the first time that they have interviewed each other on the podcast since Episode 25, so they talk about what they've been up to for the last couple of years, their own artwork and future plans for the TECHnique podcast.To find out more about Richard and Sam, visit:richardfadams.comsamueljfry.weebly.com
Episode 49 - Humans And Technology
Sam Fry speaks to Eric Forman, an artist that works in the intersections between fine art, design, architecture, and technology.For nearly twenty years, Eric's work has used playful interaction to reveal issues of language, simulation, and perception. Underneath all is an investigation of the uncertain present of human and technological co-evolution: the overlappings of natural and artificial, real and simulated, person and machine.In the episode Sam and Eric talk about the relationship between humans and technology. They speak about Eric's background as well as a number of artistic and design projects he has worked on, including Heart Squared - a large installation that was recently displayed in the middle of Times Square.Here are some useful links:Eric Forman's website: https://www.ericforman.comEric Forman's Instagram: instagram.com/ericformanstudioHeart Squared: https://www.ericforman.com/art/heart-squaredDis/Connect: https://www.ericforman.com/art/dis-connect