David Ogborn / dktr0: hacker, composer, artist programmer, live coding and guitar performer; lead developer of numerous software projects used in network music and live coding, including EspGrid, extramuros, and Estuary; director of the Cybernetic Orchestra, the Networked Imagination Laboratory, and the Centre for Networked Media and Performance (CNMAP) at McMaster University; Associate professor in McMaster’s Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia, teaching in the undergraduate Multimedia program, the MA in Communication and New Media, and the PhD in Communication, New Media, and Cultural Studies.

2018
Sept-Dec: teaching new media methods (graduate), and introduction to digital audio at McMaster
August: Haskell School at the Networked Imagination Laboratory
June: Node 9 Summer Workshops
April: Imaginary Landscapes festival, including release of Cybernetic Orchestra album chiptunes
April: live coding workshop at HAVN
Jan-Apr: teaching introduction to digital audio, spatial and interactive audio, and multimedia thesis at McMaster
2017
4-8 Dec: performances (daem0n.sc, Cybernetic Orchestra), papers and a workshop at International Conference on Live Coding 2017, Morelia, Mexico
Sept-Dec: teaching introduction to digital audio, and multimedia thesis at McMaster
15 May: Cybernetic Orchestra performance at NIME 2017, Copenhagen (watch)
May-June: teaching multimedia and digital society at McMaster
7 April: public talk/performance for Communication Studies and Multimedia speaker series, McMaster University
17 Mar: algorave fifth birthday performances by Cybernetic Orchestra (watch) and very long cat (watch)
10 Mar: talk/demo in The Computable Self and the Politics of Data workshop, "Live coding and the unmaking of software"
25 Feb: guest lecture for McMaster Children and Youth University, "Making Music with Code"
11 Feb: networked live coding improvisation with Ben Wahlund (drumset), Northern Illinois University, USA
Jan-Apr: teaching game design, emerging media, and multimedia thesis at McMaster
2016
12-15 Oct: chairing International Conference on Live Coding 2016 at McMaster University
11 Oct: half-day pre-ICLC workshop devoted to Estuary software
Sept-Dec: teaching introduction to digital audio, multimedia thesis, and sound as art and research (graduate) at McMaster
12 July - 28 August: ...para sera libres... (networked live code-able sound installation with Alexandra Cárdenas) at el Memorial, Centre for Digital Culture, Mexico City
21 May: live coding @ HAVN with the Cybernetic Orchestra's Wall of Power (watch)
1 May: "Live coding together: three potentials of collective live coding" published in Journal of Music, Technology & Education 9:1 (read)
7 April: Cybernetic Orchestra and friends at Series 10dB, LIVELab, McMaster University
18 Feb: very long cat full concert at CIRMMT, McGill University, Montreal
17 Feb: live coding workshop at CIRMMT, McGill University, Montreal
15 Feb: talk at live coding interest group, University of Leeds, UK
14 Feb: performance of live coding Sinfonia at University of Birmingham, UK
2015
13 Nov: very long cat at Percussive Arts Society International Conference, San Antonio, Texas(watch)
27 Sept: live coding with shared buffer group at the International Computer Music Conference, Denton, Texas
29 July: live coding with shared buffer group at Sound and Music Computing conference workshops, Maynooth, Ireland
13-15 July: very long cat(watch) and the shared buffer group(watch) at the International Conference on Live Coding, Leeds, UK
18 June: live coding workshop at the Factory Media Centre, Hamilton
31 May - 3 Jun: live coding with very long cat at New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Baton Rouge, USA
29 May: networked live coding with Alexandra Cárdenas, Ian Jarvis, Alex McLean, Eldad Tsabary and Matthew Yee-King at the Southbank Centre, London, UK
May-June: teaching multimedia and digital society at McMaster
30 April: telematic live coding with Ian Jarvis, Norah Lorway, Julian Rohrhuber, and Scott Wilson at BEAST Feast, Birmingham, UK
10 April: CD release party for third Cybernetic Orchestra album, Factory Media Centre, Hamilton(listen)
7 Feb: world's first algoskate with Cybernetic Orchestra at Winterfest, Hamilton
10 Jan: guest lecture for the Hamilton Association for the Advancement of Literature, Science and Art
Jan-Apr: teaching multimedia and digital society, and multimedia senior thesis at McMaster
2014
3-6 Dec: second imaginary landscapes festival at McMaster, with special guest Scott Wilson (UK)
15 Nov: networked live coding @ pikselfest 14, Bergen, Norway, with Alexandra Cárdenas, Alex McLean and Eldad Tsabary(watch)
14 Nov: Cybernetic Orchestra @ Function Keys festival, Centre3, Hamilton, 9:30 PM
Oct 16-18: networked live coding @ Electronic Music Midwest (USA) with Alex McLean and Eldad Tsabary
Oct 11: networked live coding in "Telematic Embrace: You Had Me At Hello" with Ian Jarvis and Eldad Tsabary
28 Sept: networked live coding @ Network Music Festival (UK) with Alex McLean, Eldad Tsabary, and the Cybernetic Orchestra
11 Sept: solo live coding at Array Music, Toronto with Michael Mersereau and others (watch)(listen)
22 August: 8x8 solo live coding at HAVN, Hamilton, 8 PM
9 August: live coding performance at Forest City Gallery, London, ON
19 July: "quiet" 8x8 solo live coding at HAVN, Hamilton, 8 PM
6-8 July: algoraves in Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester, UK
4-5 July: guitar+live coding performance at LCRN workshop "Live Coding and the Body", Brighton, UK
July-Dec: acting chair of the MA in Communication and New Media at McMaster
7 June: live coding workshop and performance at artwalk, Sarnia
23 May: networked live coding with Alex McLean (UK) and Eldad Tsabary (Montréal) + presentation at TransX, Toronto (watch)
May-June: teaching multimedia and digital society at McMaster
Apr 7-11: imaginary landscapes festival at McMaster; 8x8 solo live coding, HAVN, Apr 11 8 PM
April: "Live Coding in a Scalable, Participatory Laptop Orchestra" Computer Music Journal 38:1 (link)
Feb: algorave at Vector Game Art festival, Toronto, InterAccess (watch)
Jan-Apr: teaching musics, technologies and audio cultures, introduction to digital audio, and sound as art and research (graduate) at McMaster
2013
Dec: publication of chapter "Listening To Venice: Remarks on the Late Nono" in The Art of Immersive Soundscapes (ed. Ellen Waterman and Pauline Minevich, University of Regina Press)
22 Oct: Cybernetic Orchestra telematic performance with Concordia Laptop Orchestra (CLOrk) at Musicacoustica Festival, Beijing (listen)
15-20 Sept: Dagstuhl seminar Collaboration and learning through live coding (Leibniz-Zentrum, Germany)
14 Sept: algorave performance, London, UK
Sept-Dec: teaching introduction to digital audio, code strategies, interactive and spatial audio, and new media and community action at McMaster
20-24 Aug: teaching audio programming (Max/ChucK) in Sound Travels Intensive workshops (Toronto)
14-17 Aug: paper in 7th Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium
12-13 Aug: repairing Waterfall installation for Canadian Wildlife Federation, Ottawa
10 Aug: algorave at ALL CAPS festival (Toronto islands)
9 Aug: algorave: solo and with armada de lindo, artcrawl, Homegrown Hamilton 9-? PM (watch)  (listen)
6 June: release of EspGrid 0.42 software
25 May: Cybernetic Orchestra workshop at IASPM Canada conference, Hamilton
19 May: chairing session on "Performance Transmissions" at TransX transmission art symposium
May-June: teaching multimedia and digital society at McMaster
24-27 Apr: Sonorities festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland w extramuros
19-21 Apr: live.code.festival, Karlsruhe, Germany w extramuros & Cybernetic Orchestra
15 Apr: extramuros performance at Toronto Reference Library (NAISA & Toronto New Music Alliance)
12 Apr: McMaster audio classes and Cybernetic Orchestra at Factory Media Centre, Hamilton (artcrawl!)
11 Apr: inaugural live.code @ FRESH competition, McMaster university
March: interview by Kevin Austin published in eContact! 14.4 (read)
9 Feb: Cybernetic Orchestra CD release concert (w Shawn Mativetsky - tabla) at Gallery 345, Toronto
Jan-Apr: teaching introduction to digital audio, programming fundamentals, and sound and image at McMaster
2012
10 Nov: 416 Improviser's Festival (Toronto) with the Cybernetic Orchestra
26-29 Oct: engineering brief at 133rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, San Francisco (read)
15-18 Aug: Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium with MiND, the Cybernetic Orchestra and a paper (read)
7-11 Aug: teaching audio programming (Max/ChucK) in Sound Travels Intensive workshops, Toronto
2 July 7 PM: Cybernetic Orchestra at IT's your festival, Gage Park, Hamilton
31 May 9 PM-1 AM: Cybernetic Orchestra at This Ain't Hollywood, Hamilton (watch)
26 May: chairing session on Performance and Transmission in Public Places at TransX conference
1 May: Hug the World global telematic performance with Cybernetic Orchestra
May-June: teaching multimedia and digital society at McMaster
13 Apr: release of Cybernetic Orchestra CD esp.beat, Factory Media Arts Centre, Hamilton (listen)
14 Feb: "Composing for a Networked, Pulse-Based, Laptop Orchestra" published in Organised Sound 17:1 Networked Electroacoustic Music
28 Jan 7 PM: telematic jam session Cybernetic Orchestra, Concordia Laptop Orchestra, University of Calgary and Scott Smallwood (Edmonton)
Jan-Apr: teaching introduction to digital audio, programming fundamentals, and sound as art and research (grad course) at McMaster