Open(Art) Fellow Toby Schachman is an artist and programmer with a background in mathematics. He has worked in the contexts of internet startup culture, Hollywood 3D animation, exploring perception through interactive art, and teaching computers to understand stories.
Toby's current focus is creating alternative interfaces for programming computers. These interfaces are targeted at alternative programmers, artists and creative explorers with non-technical backgrounds. Toby graduated in 2006 from MIT with a bachelor's degree in Mathematics with Computer Science, and received a master's degree in 2012 from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU.