After peripheral nerve injury, neurotrophins play a key role in the regeneration of damaged axons that can be augmented by exercise, although the distinct roles played by neurons and Schwann cells are unclear. In this study, we evaluated the requirement for the neurotrophin, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), in neurons and Schwann cells for the… (More)
Can creative visualizations of real time energy consumption patterns trigger more ecologically responsible behavior? Media art that displays the real time usage of key resources such as electricity offers new strategies to conserve energy in the home and workplace. This paper details the development of a public art project created for the National Center… (More)
Translating ecological data into arresting images and sound require an artist's touch.
This paper presents new curriculum for an introductory course in art and technology in which students compare the software industry with fast food to investigate patterns of consumption in our culture.
SUMMARY This paper explores how the interactive paradigms and interface designs of arcade classics like Breakout and Pong have been incorporated into contemporary art games and offer new possibilities for political and cultural critique. INTRODUCTION Breakout, the first mass-marketable video game, was a defining game experience for many in the 1970s. It… (More)