Robert creates and employs software engines to examine mediated artifacts forged within his zone of proximal development. His computer-based work includes the Simultaneous Opposites Engine (2008-Present), Memory Theatre One (1985), Living Cinema (1988), Sand, or How Computers Imagine Truth in Cinema (1994), The Duchamp Examinations (2006), and Memory Theatre Two (2003-2007). Robert holds an MFA from Syracuse University. He grew up in Cocoa Beach, Florida during the birth of the NASA Space Program and presently lives in Silicon Valley. Robert is presently preparing a program to accompany a book on the history of Memory Theaters with German Historians Dr. Kirsten Wagner and Dr. Peter Matussek.