Carolyn Kane is an aficionado of synthetic color in new media art. She also writes about art and technology, makes videos, and teaches new media theory at New York University. She has previously written for *Leonardo*; *Theory, Culture and Society*; and *New Media and Society*. Her video art has been shown in Canada, the U.S., Australia, and Europe. Carolyn is a PhD candidate at NYU, where she is writing about color systems in computer art from 1965 until the present.