How computer code became a modern design medium

Liz Stinson / filed under Design History

Code is a tool—a string of numbers, glyphs, and letters that when arranged in a particular order can be wielded like a screwdriver. But code is a visual medium, too, like illustration or sculpting, that in the right hands can create something optically evocative. Poetic, even. Since the 1960s, artistically inclined computer scientists and scientifically […]

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