Wim Wenders imaged a machine that could record and project dreams in UNTIL
THE END OF THE WORLD (1991).   If you haven't seen it, it is worth checking
out.

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On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Aaron F. Ross
<aa...@digitalartsguild.com>wrote:

> This is not unsettling to me, I've been waiting for it to happen
> since I first read science fiction stories as a young boy.
>
> With brain-machine interfaces, the opportunities for self-expression
> will be blown wide open. At that point, I'm hoping that the most
> imaginative visionaries should be able to rise to the forefront of
> public awareness. No longer will we be constrained by tools.
> Artisanal craftsmanship will no longer exist, to be replaced by pure
> intellect. And that's a good thing.
>
> I gave a talk this year that touched upon this topic, mainly in the
> context of how 3D graphics has widened the scope of possibilities for
> art and communication. I know that computer art is very unpopular
> among this crowd, I've been attacked again and again for mentioning
> it, so let the flames begin. I'm wearing my flame-retardant vest.
>
> http://www.dr-yo.com/video_dorkbot_2011.html
>
> Aaron
>
>
>
>
>
> At 10/28/2011, you wrote:
> >Interesting article with complex social, biological, as well
> >as  aesthetic implications into the future.  . . . Obviously,
> >capturing  imagery is a far cry from understanding the complexities
> >of 'thought,'  and it's still very futuristic, but as we conceivably
> >'think' to each  other, or project our thought/images, there would
> >have to be resultant  changes in consciousness, and the role of the
> >artist would necessarily  be re-defined along with
> >everything/everyone else.  "Direct" visual  art?  Ultimate loss of
> >the artisanal? And/or a revitalizing of same?   I realize this has
> >little or no immediate relevance to anyone here  (probably), but it
> >showed up in my email and I just thought some  frameworkers would
> >possibly find it interesting as well:
> >
> http://gizmodo.com/5843117/scientists-reconstruct-video-clips-from-brain-activity
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