Bioart presents interesting, subversive concepts in the arts. Are there metaphors, concepts or more, that transfer from bioart to (java) robotics? What might they be? How could the transfer work?
Sound language for robots. It's true that in many cases, they don't need it - silent data transmission is efficient. On the other hand, audio simultaneously can encode information for robots & tell humans about system status.
An example with chickadees ....
Bruce Boyes, my Java Robotics co-leader sent me a link to 'Pierced Eyeglasses.' Not wanting to miss a prime opportunity to reciprocate, I sent him over to 'Frog with implanted webserver.'
Pieced Eyeglasses: http://www.bmezine.com/news/pubring/20041214.html
Frog with Implanted Webserver: http://www.conceptlab.com/frog/
'Pierced Eyeglasses' and 'Frog with implanted webserver,' both of which descr