Hopscotch Design Festival interview


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.