Nicholas A. Knouf, How Noise Matters to Finance, Forerunners: Ideas First (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016)
Publications and Presentations
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications
Nicholas A. Knouf, “Radio Feeds, Satellite Feeds, Network Feeds: Subjectivity Across the Straits of Gibraltar,” fibreculture, no. 20 (2012), http://twenty.fibreculturejournal.org/2012/06/19/fcj-140-radio-feeds-satellite-feeds-network-feeds-subjectivity-across-the-straits-of-gibraltar/.
Nicholas A. Knouf, “Whither the Libidinal University?,” Canadian Journal of Media Studies 7 (2010):n. p., http: //cjms.fims.uwo.ca/issues/07-01/WhitherTheLibidinalUniversityRevised20100524.pdf.
Chris I. Baker, Eli Peli, Nicholas Knouf, and Nancy G. Kanwisher, “Reorganization of Visual Processing in Macular Degeneration,” Journal of Neuroscience 25, no. 3 (2005): 614–618, http://www.jneurosci.org/ cgi/content/abstract/25/3/614.
Kalanit Grill-Spector, Nicholas Knouf, and Nancy Kanwisher, “The fusiform face area subserves face perception, not generic within-category identification,” Nature Neuroscience 7, no. 5 (2004): 555–562, http://dx. doi.org/10.1038/nn1224.
Nicholas A. Knouf, “Transnetworks and the Fluid Nexus Project,” in Dis Connecting Media, ed. Ulla Autenrieth, Andreas Blättler, Regine Buschauer, and Doris Gassert (Christoph Merian Verlag, 2011), 199–206, https: //fluidnexus.net/static/pdfs/DCM2009Submitted.pdf.
Nicholas A. Knouf, “The Patterning Table,” in The Inner History of Devices, ed. Sherry Turkle (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008), 49–54.
Refereed Conference Papers
Nicholas A. Knouf, “HCI for the Real World,” in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI EA ’09 (2009), 2555–2564.
Carl Di Salvo, Kirsten Boehner, Nicholas A. Knouf, and Phoebe Sengers, “Nourishing the ground for sustainable HCI: considerations from ecologically engaged art,” in Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI ’09 (2009), 385–394. Nominated for Best Paper award.
Nicholas A. Knouf, “Reinterpreting networks of people as fluid for political purposes,” in Proceedings of ISEA 2008: The 14th International Symposium on Electronic Art (Singapore, Singapore, 2008), 273–274.
Nicholas A. Knouf, “syngva: an object that raises questions of agency, relationship, and control,” in C&C ’07: Proceedings of the 6th ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity & Cognition (Washington, DC, USA: ACM Press, 2007), 288–288, doi:http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1254960.1255024.
Nicholas Knouf, “Variations 10b: a Digital Realization of Cage’s Variations II,” in MULTIMEDIA ’06: Proceedings of the 14th Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia (Santa Barbara, CA, USA: ACM Press, 2006), 736–739, doi:http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1180639.1180797.
Nicholas A. Knouf, “Communication in the Wake of Snowden,” Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus 10, no. 1 (2014), http://median.newmediacaucus.org/art-infrastructures-information/ communication-in-the-wake-of-snowden/.
Claudia Costa Pederson and Nicholas Adrian Knouf, “Civil Society and Novel Assemblages: On Persistent Iteration and My Piece of Chennai,” 2010, accessed May 18, 2012, http://c-m-l.org/?q=node/528.
Nicholas Knouf, “Review of Lisa Nakamura, ‘Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet,’” 2009, http: //rccs.usfca.edu/bookinfo.asp?BookID=421&ReviewID=594.
Nicholas A. Knouf, “Archiving the Present,” Ithaca Times XXX, no. 31 (April 2, 2008):17, 23.
Claudia Costa Pederson and Nicholas A. Knouf, “Seized and displayed,” Review of Seized by Critical Art Ensemble and Institute of Applied Autonomy, presented at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center (Buffalo, New York, June 7 – July 19), Afterimage 36, no. 2 (2008): 31–32.
Invited Presentations and Workshops
Artist Talk in conjunction with “New View: 2014 Faculty Show” at the Davis Museum, Wellesley College, 2014.
Artist presentation in “Theories of Art: History and Culture”, course taught by Claudia Pederson, Wichita State University, 2014.
Guest Lecture for “The History of New Media”, course taught by Mike Maizels, Wellesley College, 2014.
Guest Lecture for “Multimedia Design and Programming”, course taught by Takis Metaxas, Wellesley College, 2014.
“Noisy Fields”. Berkeley Center for New Media, University of California, Berkeley, 14 February, 2012.
“Fluid Nexus”, invited workshop on network topology presented at transmediale 2012, Berlin, Germany, February 3, 2012.
“Incubator Project: Robotics Interaction Theory” workshop at the Cornell Society for the Humanities, 12 October, 2012.
“Network Topology as a Site of Resistance”. Piksel 2011, Bergen, Norway, November, 2011.
Artist presentation in “Blasting the Machine”, course taught by Claudia Pederson, Art History and Visual Studies department, Cornell University, Fall 2011.
Upgrade! Boston, Boston, MA, 13 October, 2009.
Artist presentation in “Cybernetics, Systems, Software”, course taught by Jo-Anne Green, Emerson College, 13 October, 2009.
Bovay Seminar in the History and Ethics of Engineering, Cornell University, 7 October 2009.
“ Transnetworks”, dis/connecting/media, Bern, Switzerland, 3 October, 2009.
“Syncopation”, workshop on sound and games with co-leaders Arzu Ozkal-Telhan and Claudia Pederson, presented in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), March 21 + April 3 2009.
“Fluid Locality”, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), Ithaca, NY, April 2008.
ESC, Oberlin College Department of Art, Oberlin, OH, USA, 13 October, 2008.
“A Seamless Relationship: Technology and Materials”, AATCC New England Regional Conference, Mystic, CT, April 2006.
Conference and Research Presentations
“Accelerationism and the Fluidity of Finance”. Presented at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, 12 October 2014.
“Noise, Parrhesia, and the Enunciative Potentials of Performing Objects”. Presented at the Objects, Environments, and Actants conference, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 29 March 2014.
“Some Micropolitical Potentials in Vocal ‘Noise’ Music”. Presented at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Meeting, Notre Dame, Indiana, 3 October 2013.
“The Sound of Information Theory”. Presented at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, 20 October 2012.
“The Noises of Finance”. Presented at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 28 September 2012.
“Noisy Informatics from Milton Babbitt to Maja Ratkje”. Cornell Society for the Humanities Fellows Workshop on “Sound: Culture, Theory, Practice, Politics”, 20 April 2012.
“Radio Feeds, Satellite Feeds, Network Feeds: Subjectivity Across the Straits of Gibraltar”. DIY Citizenship Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA, November 2010.
“Transnetworks”. Presented at the RPI STS Graduate Student Conference, Troy, NY, USA, 20 February 2010.
“Questioning ‘Openness’ through a Study of Discussions Surrounding the OLPC XO Laptop”. Presented at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, 29 October 2009.
“Crossing Boundaries in Differing Contexts: Interdisciplinary Work Within Oneself.” Presented at Cornell Science and Technology Studies (S & TS) Social Science Reading Group (SSRG), 31 March 2008.
“Crossing Boundaries in Differing Contexts: Interdisciplinary Work Within Oneself.” Presented at the Cornell Information Science Breakfast series, 18 April 2008.
“The vocal that is non-speech: externalizing the unspeakable through interactions with a robotic creature”. Presented at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Meeting, Portland, ME, 2 November 2007.
“Designing and Observing the Use of an Object with (Presumed) Agency”. Presented at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada, 13 October 2007.
“Creativity and the Not-Alive: Influences on our Behavior by Robotic Creatures”. Presented at Media in Transition 5, MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA), 28 April 2007.