November 16, 2007 lecture by Ge Wang for the Stanford University Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (CS 547). In the first part of this talk, Ge presents the design, philosophy, and development of ChucK, a computer music programming language intending to provide a different approach, expressiveness, and thinking with respect to time and parallelism in audio programming - as well as a platform for precise and rapid experimentation. In the second part of this presentation, Ge describes his adventures with the "laptop orchestra": a new type of large-scale, computer-mediated music ensemble.
CS 547: Human-Computer Interaction Seminar (Seminar on People, Computers, and Design) is a Stanford University course that features weekly speakers on topics related to human-computer interaction design. The seminar is organized by the Stanford HCI Group, which works across disciplines to understand the intersection between humans and computers. This playlist consists of seminar speakers recorded during the 2007-2008 academic year.