Dataisnature – Facebook Stream [Readings]
Friday, 31 January 2014
Score for Music for Electric Metronome – Ichiyanagi Toshi. From An Anthology of Chance Operations edited by La Monte Young, Jackson Mac Law 
The Dataisnature Facebook stream includes related supplementary material not included at this blog alongside links to new Dataisnature posts. There are regularly updated references to online documents, journals and papers in PDF format and links to items covering earth processes, cartography, musical notation and early geometry manuscripts, among many others.
Here is a selection of a few of the reading materials collected at the Facebook stream so far, all by way of the excellent, and essential, Monoskop Log:
The Writing of Stones – Roger Caillois [PDF]. Classic work on lithic scrying & stone pareidolia.
Purkinje’s Vision: The Dawning of Neuroscience – Nicholas J. Wade and Josef Brožek [PDF]. Explores the work of Johann Purkinje’s and his studies of visual perception [Pressure Figures, Galvanic Light Phenomena, Ganzfeld Effects, Light Halos, Afterimages, Visual Persistence and Entoptic Phenomena]
Notations, edited and compiled by John Cage [PDF]. This well-known book is made up of a large collection of graphical scores with text by 269 composers presented in alphabetical order.
An Anthology of Chance Operations edited by La Monte Young, Jackson Mac Law [PDF]. Explores chance operations, indeterminacy improvisation and includes diagrams and scores.