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News


30

Nov

Mentioned in The Symphony of the Atoms @ Tamarind #2

19-20

Nov

1st Int Symposium on QC and Musical Creativity @ University of Plymouth (online)

15

Nov

Presenting the 1st Int Symposium on QC and Musical Creativity @ Qiskit blog

29

Oct

The Gedanken Room @ U.S. Embassy Lisbon & Fulbright Portugal Newsletters

22

Oct

The Gedanken Room @ Fulbright 75 Virtual Art Exhibit

16

Oct

Launched new omarcostahamido.com website

9

Oct

Judge at the Quantum Design Jam @ The New School, NY USA

29

Sep

Aventures in Quantumland is online!

8

Sep

As of today I am officially a PhD :)

-

Jul

Working now at ICCMR @ Plymouth, United Kingdom

9

Jun

The Gedanken Room premiere

9

Jun

Defending my dissertation

21

May

Second Cornerstone @ ICIT Concert, CA USA

19

Apr

Just out: och.trackAudioTo

14

Apr

OCH @ Arts Talk now on youtube

29-9

Mar-Apr

Recording The Gedanken Room @ xMPL, CA USA

22

Mar

CTSA's Dean Barker interviews OCH @ Arts Talk

21

Mar

Recording Telematic Entanglements

14

Mar

Estudo nº1 - Falésia recording available again

3

Mar

Subbing for Michael Dessen at UCI Jazz Telematic Concert

21

Feb

QisJob 4.0 released and on zenodo now

19

Feb

New version of MicroQiskit released

2

Feb

Talking at Fulbright Outreach Session @ Lisbon, Portugal

27

Jan

Ryan Mandelbaum interviews OCH @ Qiskit blog

1

Jan

New UDP implementation for Max: och.udp

[--2020--]

3

Dec

KeyFinder for Live In collaboration with Yeuda Ben-Atar

-

Dec

New software: och.smartlight, KeyFinder for Live

30

Nov

The Space Between the Strings (video)

5

Nov

Nownet Arts Conference 2020 @ Stony Brook University, NY USA (hybrid)

30

Oct

CTSA Graduate Research Colloquium

24

Oct

Alex Lough's Assemblage no 4 @ Splice Festival IV Concert 4, University of Georgia USA

18

Oct

New PhD research website: quantumland.art

5-9

Oct

Qiskit Hackathon Global

16

Sep

Presenting Quantum Synth at Audio Mostly 2020 @ Graz, Austria

-

Sep

New software: och.jweb, och.assistant-voice-lite, och.p2-savelive, och.MIDILHL

29

Aug

A Quantum-Classical Network for Beat-Making Performance is out on JONMA

22

Aug

Recording videoclip Alex Lough's Assemblage no 4 @ CA USA

20-22

Aug

Interviewing new Qiskit Advocates candidates

I'm an "Arctic Code Vault Contributor"

20

Jul

Mentioned in Gabby Miller's interview

17

Jul

Premiere cineballet CANON featuring The Space Between the Strings

15

Jul

Mentioned in Junye Huang's medium article

2020 Medici Scholarship Award

Summer 2020 GDDF Award

25

Jun

Playing in Kevin Anthony's Sinew @ CA USA (online)

18

Jun

PT-PT Qiskit Translator Lead

2

Jun

OCH is ABD now :)

-

May

Yeuda Ben-Atar reviews och.EQ8FreqMIDICtrl

-

May

IBM Quantum Challenge 2020

-

May

M4L devices: och.MIDI-2-Freq, och.EQ8FreqMIDICtrl

1

May

[postponed] 05/01 OCH's The Gedanken Room @ xMPL, CA USA

-

Apr

Untitled (aka Masked Creature 1) and Masked Creature 2

2020 Dean's Scholarship Award

13

Apr

Awesome Networked Media

-

Apr

M4L devices: och.dobrian.quadpan~. och.binaural-quadpreview

-

Feb-Mar

Max abstractions: och.hex2d, och.binstr2dec, och.dec2binstr

10-13

Mar

[postponed] Qiskit Camp 2020 @ Yorktown Heights, NY / Killington, VT USA

11-20

Jan

Collaborative installation Oracle @ xMPL, CA USA

[--2019--]

The Space Between the Strings is on New Music by Living Composers vol. 1

25

Dec

Ewoks, Doppelgängers, and weird Pachyderms…

SYNCHRESIS – Audio Vision Tales is now available

19

Dec

Advanced Audio Plugin Development

11-14

Dec

Invited for IBM Qiskit Camp Africa @ Pilanesberg, South Africa

7

Dec

Performing on Listen to the Motion @ xMPL, CA USA

5

Dec

My first demo session as a Qiskit Advocate

3

Dec

och.mtos max/msp external out now

21

Nov

Intro to Audio Plugin Development

19

Nov

La Cabane @ laptopradio, France

8-9

Nov

The Space Between the Strings @ SLSA 2019, CA USA

8

Nov

Quantum Synth @ Festival della Tecnologia, Torino, Italy

7

Nov

Playing with Tony Fajt @ Impromtu Trailer Show, CA USA

24

Oct

I am now a ZotAbility Ally

20

Oct

Wolfiverse - a multiverse folk tale based on QC

-

Oct

I am now a Qiskit Advocate!

18-20

Oct

Selected for Quantum Futures Hackathon @ CERN, Switzerland

23

Sep

Hanah Davenport's Angelo's Garden is out

-

Sep

My Quantum Synth & IBM Qiskit Camp Award on the news

14

Sep

Just won the Community Choice Award! @ IBM Qiskit Camp Europe, Switzerland

12-15

Sep

Nominated for IBM Qiskit Camp Europe @ Piz Gloria, Switzerland

8-12

Sep

Quantum Information for Developers @ ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Member #51592491 in The League of American Bicyclists

17

Aug

Lost in Space @ TouchDesigner Summit 2019, Montreal, Canada

20

Jul

Real-Time Audio Signal Processing in Faust

8

Jun

recording The Space Between the Strings @ CAC, CA USA

4

Jun

Presenting och.scorestream @ WSH, CA USA

3

Jun

The Space Between the Strings @ MOCAP, CA USA

2

Jun

The Introduction to Quantum Computing by SPbU

31

May

Playing in Lukas Ligeti: Chaos, Order, Melody @ WSH, CA USA

24

May

The Space Between the Strings @ WSH, CA USA

3

May

Playing with Ghostbird @ Irvine Barclay Theatre, CA USA

28

Mar

Presenting och.scorestream @ IRCAM, France

17

Mar

Playing with new quartet Ghostbird @ MOCAP, CA USA

12

Mar

Presenting my research Adventures in Quantumland @ AITR190, CA USA

28

Feb

Presenting a poster at Forum IRCAM Workshops 2019 @ Paris, France

23

Feb

Duet for Human and Machine will be @ SCFTA, CA USA

30

Jan

Duet for Human and Machine awarded Brilliance: A Night of Music and Light 1º Prize

30

Jan

My first collab game at Global Game Jam 2019

16-19

Jan

I'm on this year's NAMM 2019 Show @ Anaheim, CA USA

-

Jan

Gold Level Founding Member UCI Bike Ambassador

[--2018--]

Mentioned in Public Art in the Digital Creativity Era (pp 453-461)

6

Dec

Experiments in Telematic Music

17

Nov

och.scorestream released

If you're interested in ICIT then check this out

10

Oct

Short interview with Grad Division

13

Sep

och.lockdevice2push2 released

-

Sep

Gumroad page just launched

9

Jun

Serendipity @ MoCap, CA USA

1

Jun

Duet for Human and Machine @ Beall Center, CA USA

30

May

Playing on Spring Soirée @ WSH, CA USA

24

May

Playing on Automata Embodied @ xMPL, CA USA

4-5

May

Performing as visualist in Living in the Tempest @ Irvine Barclay Theatre, CA USA

10

Apr

Software Carpentry Workshop on Unix, Git, and Python

19

Mar

Serverless Machine Learning with Tensor Flow on GCP

14

Mar

The Intermedia Quartet @ AITR190, CA USA

6

Mar

Got my Course Design Program Certificate

Nicole Mitchell referred me on her feature article

[--2017--]

4

Dec

B.U.D. Sophia @ MoCap, CA USA

1

Dec

Playing on Mark Micchelli Ens

15

Nov

I'll be presenting at EAW 2017 on 11/15

16

Oct

Double Vaccine with Waeli Wang @ MoCap, CA USA

-

Sep

Pursuing my PhD in ICIT at UCI, CA USA :)

International Exchange Visitor Alumni

Fulbrighters Portugal - Alumni Association

Fulbright Exchange Visitor!

[--2016--]

17

Nov

qup @ Amorphous beta, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

Working now at CIIMP and Miso Music Portugal

30

Sep

The FuturePlaces Impromptu All-Stars Orchestra: Raw Scores

1

Aug

On Kierkegaard's Socratic teachings for millennials on medium

27

Jul

Great course on Kierkegaard by University of Copenhagen!

13

Jul

Internet music: Online Jamming and Concert Technology

6

Jul

Awesome course with Jordan Hochenbaum!

New tracks on soundcloud

23

May

Just finished a course on Machine Learning

16

Feb

Introducing: Adventures in Wonderland Almanac

[--2015--]

3

Aug

José Duarte interviewing Omar Costa Hamido

26

Feb

Many thanks to Politécnico do Porto for the award!

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"Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"

...the Red Queen (L.C. 1872)