Tech+Art

Tech+Art

By Tech+Art
Tech+Art is the community for curious individuals and creators who are looking to make a dent in the universe.

Together, we’re exploring the new frontiers of creativity, humanity and how emerging technologies will continue to shape our culture, professions, products - and much more!

Join us on this journey as we speak with artists, makers, researchers, designers and creators from all backgrounds and fields.

Tech+Art is an inclusive community and we make all our content for you!

So we want to hear from you! You can check us out at MakeTechArt.com or @ MakeTechArt everywhere else!
More places to listen

More places to listen

Monica Dinculescu | Tech+Art
Today we’re speaking with Monica Dinculescu, an Emojineer currently at Google Brain, where she works on Magenta, an open source research project making music and art with Machine Learning. Monica joins us to share her story, her approach to fun and creative "silly projects", and how she approaches turning machine learning into simple tools to empower other creators. You can learn more about Monica and her work here: Website Twitter Magenta As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on Twitter! Cover art by Matt DesLauriers.
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October 17, 2019
Irene Alvarado | Tech+Art
Today we’re speaking with Irene Alvarado, a creative technologist working with Machine Learning at Google’s Creative Lab in New York City. Throughout our conversation, Irene dives into the value of exploring ideas at the intersection of various fields or industries, the immense benefits that come from prototyping and making to learn; as well as the unexpected impact of new technologies and tools - not only on empowering more individuals to explore their ideas - but in increasing accessibility for all. You can learn more about Irene and her work here: Website Twitter Google Creative Lab Teachable Machine As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on Twitter! Cover art by Matt DesLauriers.
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October 10, 2019
Ari Melenciano | Tech+Art
Today we’re speaking with Ari Melenciano an incredibly talented Brooklyn-based creative technologist, artist,  researcher, humanist and educator who is passionate about exploring the relationships between various forms of design and the human experience. She’s undertaken several incredible projects including the launch of Afrotectopia, a new media arts, culture and technology festival designed to recognize and highlight the contributions of Black artists, designers, technologists and activists So a big thank you to Ari for taking the time to be on the show today! Let’s get started! You can learn more about Ari and her work here: Website Instagram Afrotectopia As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on Twitter! Cover art by Matt DesLauriers.
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September 26, 2019
Joel Simon | Tech+Art
Today we’re speaking with Joel Simon, a multidisciplinary artist and toolmaker who’s work intersects with art, design and research. Joel studied computer science and art at Carnegie Mellon University for 3 years before working on bioinformatics at Rockefeller University.  He is currently pursuing Morphogen, a generative design company and developing GanBreeder, a massively collaborative creative tool and network. Joel is inspired by the systems of biology computation and creativity. You can learn more about Joel and his work here: Website Twitter GANbreeder As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on Twitter! Cover art by Matt DesLauriers.
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September 19, 2019
Connor Bell | Tech+Art
Today we’re chatting with the extremely talented graphics artist & creative coder - Connor Bell. Connor is a fellow Canadian who moved from Nova Scotia to Montreal to pursue his career & interest in creative uses of code & tech. He’s an established freelance coder/animator and is doing a ton of work around shaders and procedural generation. Most recently, he’s been working on more open source contributions to help others take their work and have it rendered efficiently in VR. So a huge thank you to Connor for joining us today! You can learn more about Connor and his work here: Website Twitter Instagram Glitch Wizard As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on Twitter! Cover art by Matt DesLauriers.
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September 12, 2019
Tiziana Alocci | Tech+Art
Tiziana Alocci is an amazingly talented freelance information designer. She’s also the co-founder of an incredible data-visualization magazine called Market Cafe Mag. As if that wasn’t enough to keep her going full time, she’s also a lecturer at the University of Arts, London and is about to launch a series of workshops focused on data art and creative coding called The Shape of Data. So thank you Tiziana for joining us today! You can learn more about Tiziana and her work here: Website Twitter Instagram Market Cafe Mag The Shape of Data As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on Twitter! Cover art by Matt DesLauriers.
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September 12, 2019
Matt DesLauriers | Tech+Art
Today we’re chatting with the incredible Matt DesLauriers. When I first started exploring the overlap between creativity & technology, Matt’s work quickly came across my screen. With a background in game design, Matt quickly began wanting to explore and do more. Today, he’s a freelance creative coder living in London - working on a variety of projects. So a huge shout out to Matt for taking time to join us today! Welcome Matt! You can learn more about Matt and his work here: Website Twitter Instagram draw_code As always you can find out more about Tech+Art by visiting our website or following us on Twitter! Cover art by Matt DesLauriers.
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September 12, 2019
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