I knew when I first proposed this project that it was big – I don’t think I quite realized how massive it was. I’m doing a lot more research and reading than I had initially imagined, along a much wider array of ideas and areas. The investigations, as well as interviews with artists, programmers and thinkers, have been richly rewarding. As I’ve moved forward, the scope of the research has made me realize that an enormous amount of foundational theory, terminology and frameworks need to be established before I can begin really approaching the “criticism” part. That being said, here’s a lecture I gave at NYU where I started to lay out some of the ideas, even as they have continued to expand into new territories.