Hybrids that can fluidly cross the chasm between technology and the arts are the mutations in the academic system. Traditionally, universities create technology students or art students—but never mix the two sides of the equation in the same person. During the 1990’s the mutants that managed to defy the norm would either seek me out, or else I would reach out to find them myself.
- John Maeda aka Professor X
from the book, Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists