Papers We Love Conf 2023

September 21-22, 2023 / St. Louis, Missouri

Jack Rusher

Applied Science Studio

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From Geometry to Algebra and Back Again: 4000 Years of Papers

A whirlwind tour of the history of our system of vector algebra — including applications from art, science, and programming — leading to a plea that we trade it in for something even better: Geometric Algebra.

Jack Rusher's long career as a computer scientist includes time at Bell Labs/AT&T Research and a number of successful startups. His current work focuses on the deep relationship between art and technology.