Monthly Archives: August 2011
To my colleagues at the American Society for Cybernetics. I write to express my regret at not being present to receive the Norbert Wiener medal with which you are honoring me, to express my gratitude, and to convey briefly what … Continue reading
From Rosenblueth to Richmond is a one-hour historical review of cybernetics that was delivered by Randall Whitaker on August 10th 2011 in the context of the American Society for Cybernetics’ Conference on Listening. Synopsis: Ask someone on the street what … Continue reading
Michael Hohl has typed up his conference notes and put them online here. Enjoy!
Pre-questions: What is the self – Where is the self – Ifthere is no self – What is there – If there is no there…. WHAT IS (a civil society) Johann van der Merve Question to myself: did I understand … Continue reading
During the conference banquet on Saturday evening, Pauline Oliveros delivered a dinner speech and performed with conference participants, following an introduction by Robert Martin. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]
Pauline Oliveros directed poolside singing on Friday and Saturday morning. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]
On Wednesday evening a series of performances were given by the Lisa Fay and Jeff Glassman Duo, by Mark Enslin and Susan Parenti as well as by ElizaBeth Simpson. Below is a video by Judy Lombardy and some pictures taken … Continue reading
Following the General Business Meeting, members of the ASC remembered two fellow cyberneticians who passed away during the past year: Ernst von Glasersfeld and Gary Boyd. Judith Lombardi gave a eulogy to Ernst von Glasersfeld and Faisal Kadri gave a … Continue reading
On Wednesday morning ASC members assembled to conduct the ASC’s 2011 General Business Meeting, chaired by ASC Vice President Timothy Jachna. ASC President Ranulph Glanville presented the President’s Report.
The ASC2011 conference booklets were prepared by Christiane M. Herr, produced with generous support by Indiana University East and handed out at the conference registration desk. A PDF version (4MB) can be downloaded here.