Hopscotch Design Festival interview

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Matt Munoz and Greg Lowenhagen at the Federal in Durham

As the Hopscotch Music Festival‘s new, complementary Design Festival prepares for its maiden voyage this Wednesday and Thursday, I sat down with co-founders Greg Lowenhagen and Matt Munoz to clear up some of my (and probably your) lingering questions about what the festival is and who it’s for. Is it a glorified trade show or something more accessible and ambitious? Read on.

Alex + Ada

alexandada_04-coverThis week on my INDY Week comics blog, “The Pull List,” I get to to take on some of my favorite topics – artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, augmented and virtual reality, etc. – regarding the post-human romance Alex + Ada, which is timely in the wake of Her and also goes further. Read it here.