Section 1: Bits, Pixels, Vectors, and Design

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Figure S1.1 Documentation of Leo Villareal’s light installation Multiverse, 2008. You can watch Villareal talk about the programming for this piece at https://youtu.be/ygIKBc9gaUQ.

In 1995, Nicholas Negroponte wrote Being Digital, a book that would become a classic among digital art, media, and lifestyle enthusiasts. While resurrecting a text as seemingly outdated as Negroponte’s digital hit may seem like the equivalent of starting this book with pictures of cave drawings, reflecting on the work from a vantage point of more than 20 years reveals Negroponte to be a true visionary. He wrote the manuscript ...

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