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    18-21

    Jun

    Mathematics and Computation in Music (MCM 2024) @ University of Coimbra

    10

    Jun

    Released CHIPTUNE OSC v1.0.2

    23

    May

    Proceedings for Mathematics and Computation in Music 2024 published @ Springer

    23

    May

    Quantum Memory and Mathematical Gestures paper published @ Springer

    23

    May

    Intro to Quantum Harmony: Chords in Superposition paper published @ Springer

    22

    Apr

    invited talk: From Computer Music to Quantum Computing @ IST, UL

    19

    Apr

    Intro to Quantum Harmony: Chords in Superposition preprint @ arXiv

    18

    Apr

    Released coinflip

    15-24

    Apr

    artist-in-residence at QuTe Lab (Quantum Technologies Lab) @ IST, UL

    12

    Apr

    lecturing today at Art Studies under/graduate programs @ University of Coimbra

    22

    Mar

    invited talk: On Music and Painting and Quantum Computing @ Université Paris 8

    20

    Mar

    The QAC Toolkit crash course @ IRCAM Forum Workshops

    18

    Mar

    Newsletter [OCH] IRCAM, Fulbright, and Paris 8 is out

    15

    Mar

    Hosting Chris Pitsiokos @ University of Coimbra

    9

    Mar

    Presenting Community.quantumland.art @ ICIT 15th Anniversary

    29

    Feb

    Introdução ao Github, gestão de projeto, e trabalho colaborativo @ Formações iiiUC

    15

    Feb

    Presenting Community.quantumland.art @ Música na UC

    -

    Feb-Mar

    Serving on the Selection Committee for Fulbright / FLAD Open Study / Research Award

    3

    Feb

    Newsletter [OCH] LUSA, talks, and coping software is out

    15

    Jan

    Presenting Community.quantumland.art at CEIS20 - Group 4

    12

    Jan

    NFT drop with @msd_collab Unfinished Constellations @ Foundation

    7

    Jan

    LUSA interviews OCH [media linked below]

    [--2023--]

    30

    Dec

    Deep Listening with STArt @ Printworks, UK

    1

    Dec

    Newsletter [OCH] Chiptune OSC, Deep Listening, and little slices of heaven is out

    28

    Nov

    Released Proceedings of ISQCMC Berlin

    18

    Nov

    Released CHIPTUNE OSC

    13

    Nov

    Seminar lecture at Contemporary Studies PhD @ CEIS20, PT

    2

    Nov

    npHZ live at Splice Festival V @ Berklee College of Music, Boston, USA

    1

    Nov

    Newsletter [OCH] Quantum Memory, Community., and more creative news is out @ quantumland.art

    18

    Oct

    Introducing isqcmc.github.io

    13

    Oct

    Mentioned in Fulbright Newsletter

    12

    Oct

    Quantum Memory of Musical Compositions @ arxiv

    6

    Oct

    Mentioned in Fulbright Newsletter

    6

    Oct

    NphZ live at @ ISQCMC Berlin, DE

    6

    Oct

    Presenting Quantum Memory of Musical Compositions @ ISQCMC Berlin, DE

    5-6

    Oct

    hosting ISQCMC Berlin @ Intercontinental Berlin, DE

    2

    Oct

    Mentioned in CEIS20 News

    21

    Sep

    Serving as Scientific Program Chair member / Co-Editor for MCM2024 @ UC, PT

    2

    Aug

    Newsletter [OCH] Community., The Algorithm of Epilepsy, and Making Of JmS is out @ quantumland.art

    1

    Aug

    Released The Algorithm of Epilepsy JS code @ github

    21

    Jul

    Premiere Jupiter meets Saturn: Making Of @ youtube

    21

    Jul

    Launching Community. @ quantumland.art

    8

    Jul

    Newsletter [OCH] Jupiter meets Saturn, Falling Walls, and conferences is out @ quantumland.art

    7

    Jul

    Round table guest for 9th Young Researchers Meeting @ UC, PT

    5

    Jul

    New album: Jupiter meets Saturn

    28-2

    Jun-Jul

    The Algorithm of Epilepsy @ Teatro da Cerca, Coimbra, PT

    28

    Jun

    I am a finalist for the Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year

    23

    Jun

    NPhz live @ private event at IBM, NYC, USA

    22

    Jun

    nPhZ live @ Record Shop - Brooklyn, NY, USA

    21

    Jun

    NpHz live @ New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, USA

    16

    Jun

    Newsletter [OCH] NPHz in NYC, The Algorithm of Epilepsy, and more is out @ quantumland.art

    16

    Jun

    Mentioned in Notícias UC

    3

    Jun

    Newsletter [OCH] NPHZ debut, CARDS, and scientific committees is out @ quantumland.art

    2

    Jun

    New album: /Equations of Coltrane

    1

    Jun

    Working now as a Marie-Curie PostDoc Fellow at CEIS20 @ Coimbra, Portugal

    31-3

    May-Jun

    4 Disklavier Preludes @ NIME 2023, Mexico City

    30

    May

    och.scorestream featured in Mind the sky @ Tele Espacios Activos, Colombia

    29

    May

    Mentioned in CEIS20 Newsletter

    20-10

    May-Jun

    New video installation Multiscreenverse Composition I and II @ Beall Center, CA USA

    6-9

    May

    New short tutorials on webdesign @ github

    5

    May

    Serving on the Scientific Committee for ENIM 2023 - XII MEETING ON MUSIC RESEARCH

    4

    May

    Newsletter [OCH] och.score, Música Analítica, and NpHz is out @ quantumland.art

    4

    May

    New Max abstraction och.score

    12

    Apr

    Presenting OSC-Qasm @ EvoMUSART

    5

    Apr

    Newsletter [OCH] MSCA, EvoMUSART, and Polyphonic Rituals is out @ quantumland.art

    1

    Apr

    OSC-Qasm: Interfacing Music Software with Quantum Computing paper published @ Springer

    15

    Mar

    Badge: Qiskit Localization Contributor - Bronze Level Translator - 2022

    15

    Mar

    talk: Music and Quantum Computing @ UC x IBM Quantum Computing Workshop

    15

    Mar

    Started mailing list @ quantumland.art

    28

    Feb

    Serving on the Scientific Board for Música Analítica 2023 @ UC, PT

    13

    Feb

    I was selected for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship!

    3

    Feb

    New album: Polyphonic Rituals

    26

    Jan

    on exploring a vectorial path definition of a sound @ giuc.och.pw

    [--2022--]

    27

    Dec

    radio interview on Apanhados na Rede @ RDP International

    24

    Dec

    och.lockdevice2push2 v1.1 @ gumroad

    3

    Dec

    OSC-Qasm: Interfacing Music Software with Quantum Computing preprint @ arXiv

    18

    Nov

    Serving on the Executive and Scientific Board for 2nd ISQCMC @ Berlin

    1

    Nov

    book chapter published on Quantum Computer Music: Foundations, Methods and Advanced Concepts @ Springer

    12

    Oct

    invited talk: On Music & Painting & Quantum Computing @ University of Virginia

    29

    Sep

    started mentoring capstone project @ MSWE - UCI

    25

    Sep

    in artistic residency with Carly Seller and STArt @ Studio16, UK

    2

    Aug

    The New Quantum Era Podcast music

    18

    July

    4 new Artist Presets featured in Delta Sound Labs' Stream Granular plugin

    8

    July

    New album: OCH meets Carly Seller

    5

    July

    First Music and Painting session with STArt @ The House, UK

    28

    June

    Making Music with Quantum Computing @ IKLECTIK, UK

    20

    June

    Translator Lead for Qiskit Textbook

    1

    June

    Recording with Carly Seller @ The House, UK

    21

    May

    Mapping & diagramming with Miro

    10

    May

    Released OSC-Qasm 2 @ github & zenodo

    25

    Apr

    ISQCMC's Quantum Aesthetics Focus Group Report

    26

    Mar

    New Max abstraction and M4L: och.livesetdir

    17

    Mar

    Released och.mcue @ github

    9

    Mar

    Released SOC-Qasm @ github & zenodo

    2

    Mar

    On Developing Tools for Making Music with Quantum Computers @ UoP, UK

    9

    Feb

    book chapter QAC: Quantum-computing Aided Composition preprint @ arXiv & zenodo

    30

    Jan

    Released OSC-Qasm @ github & zenodo

    20

    Jan

    New Max abstraction: och.m2txt

    8

    Jan

    Recording Eduardo Miranda's Zeno @ The House, UK

    7

    Jan

    Released patches from Intro to Quantum Computer Music

    [--2021--]

    25

    Dec

    Pi Video Machine

    22

    Dec

    OCH and 1st ISQCMC @ U.S. Embassy Lisbon Newsletter

    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)

    17

    Nov

    First International Symposium on Quantum Computing and Musical Creativity @ Quantum Zeitgeist

    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

    5

    Jan

    Teaching MUSIC 47: Intro to Telematics @ UCI

    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

    6-7

    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

    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

    25

    Jun

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

    18

    Jun

    PT-PT Qiskit Translator Lead

    2

    Jun

    OCH is ABD now :)

    26

    May

    Summer 2020 GDDF Award

    20

    May

    2020 Medici Scholarship Award

    13

    May

    Yeuda Ben-Atar reviews och.EQ8FreqMIDICtrl

    4-8

    May

    IBM Quantum Challenge 2020

    1-8

    May

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

    1

    May

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

    23-30

    Apr

    Untitled (aka Masked Creature 1) and Masked Creature 2

    24

    Apr

    2020 Dean's Scholarship Award

    13

    Apr

    Awesome Networked Media

    13

    Mar

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

    10-13

    Mar

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

    27-11

    Feb-Mar

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

    2

    Feb

    I'm an "Arctic Code Vault Contributor"

    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

    23

    Aug

    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

    11

    Jan

    Nicole Mitchell mentioned 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

    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!

    Jun

    Working now at CIIMP and Miso Music Portugal

    May

    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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