Misuser: The Case For a Steady Diet of Creative Misuse in Computing

A presentation at Stored in Memory: The 10th Annual SIGCIS Conference in in St. Louis, MO, USA by D. Schmudde

The software I feature in this talk operated at the edge of digital systems. Artists often behaved like hackers: working off hours, pushing a system beyond its specification, and inventing new possibilities for human interaction along the way. “Misuser” will illustrate the connection between art and engineering, building a framework to examine the value of conventions and what we can learn by working outside of them.


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