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    Program Director, Code as a Liberal Art
    Rory Solomon

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    All students in the minor take Code as a Liberal Art, which provides an introduction to basic coding skills through a series of projects and examines how coding and computational thinking intersect with different disciplines and creative practices. Students can then choose between a number of rotating electives at Lang and Parsons. Recent courses include:

    • The sublime as a philosophical concept refers to that which exceeds rationality: the incomprehensible beauty and horror of the spirit and the natural world. But if the sublime is irrational (literally, cannot be subjected to logic) how can we make sense of the various ways that it is mediated by the...

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    • While digital objects are often imagined to exist in an immaterial or virtual cyberspace, code and data actually exist in material forms and places in the physical world: data centers, routers, wired and wireless data flows, and physical computers in our homes, pockets, and public spaces. This hybri...

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    • LCOD 2115

      Live Coding

      Live coding is the creative practice of writing and editing computer programs as multimedia performance. Also referred to as real-time or on-the-fly programming, the result is a feedback loop in which the performer manipulates the code of a running system to modify its output, often in an improvisat...

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