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Frieder is one of the pioneers of computer art, known for his algorithmic and generative works. In 1963, he began his first artistic experiments with the Graphomat Z64. He participated in the famous exhibition Cybernetic Serendipity in 1968 in London. In 1971, he wrote the article "There Should Be No Computer Art." In 1974, he published "Aesthetics as Information Processing" one of the first "Computer Art'' books about generative aesthetics, algorithms and data structures.
Ashkan is an independent researcher and consultant focused on privacy, security, and behavioral economics. His work draws attention to privacy problems online, demystifies technology for the non-technically inclined, and provides data-driven insights to help inform policy.