The New Math of Technology I Expected By Now

New Math is an attempt to quantify the world using words and basic math.

When you get right down to it a lot of the 'future' things I saw in cartoons, TV shows and movies while growing up have come true. We have instant food (TV dinner + microwave), video phones and 3D television. Robots help fight our wars (drones) and the cops are armed with guns they can set on stun. So it's helpful to see this as a glass half full kind of scenario. However, there are a few things I'd hoped for that I've yet to see. Here's a small selection.

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Craig Damrauer is an artist and writer. His work has been shown at the MCA Denver, Los Angeles Contemporary Editions, the Pulse Art Fair and has appeared in the New York Times, Mother Jones and GOOD. A version of New Math, edited by Ed Ruscha was published by CT Editions in 2010.

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