Sean Miller is the author of Strung Together: The Cultural Currency of String Theory as a Scientific Imaginary, from the University of Michigan Press. He's working on a book about the science versus religion debate.
Toward an Encyclopedia Apocalyptica | 1 Aug 2016 // 9:29 PM
To a post-apocalyptic population, merely explaining scientific and technological facts about our situation won't help. We'll need a guidebook.
Must We Sacrifice the Beasts at the Altars of Our Fierce Gods? | 28 Jun 2016 // 9:30 PM
Like the Aztecs before us, and despite the sheen of humane treatment, zoos continue to be sites of ritual animal sacrifice.
The Biosemiotics of Butterflies: A Conversation With Victoria Alexander | 24 Jan 2016 // 10:00 PM
It makes me miserable to see an artist turning himself into a handmaiden of science, using his skill to illustrate (or interpret) scientific concepts. C’mon man, I want to say, don’t make your art about science, use your art to do science.
Algorithmic Versus Parodic Mobile App Art | 5 Jan 2016 // 4:09 AM
Digital art has been around for almost as long as computers have been. Internet art has existed since the '90s. But due to the mobile app's youth, and the perceived barriers to entry, it's still the Wild West.