Colloid Text | An interactive font processing applet - by Raven Kwok (by Raven Kwok ) “Colloid Text” is a recent interactive work based on Processing. It consists of three different modules (basic, ellipse, voronoi ) and can re-create various effects on any truetype format font files. Using Processing, Geomerative lib, ControlP5 lib, Mesh lib.
Like religion, art offers an alternative value system; it asks us to see...– Jeanette Winterson. Thanks to wonderingmind studio. (via crashinglybeautiful)
Designers vs Coding →
electrikmuse: “Do I need to know how to code?” is a question that comes up with sure-fire consistency in design circles. I’ve seen it asked by so many, from uncertain design students in classrooms worried about their chances of landing a job, to seasoned professionals at conferences seeing their pool of print projects slowly evaporate. The question is being asked with even greater...
I think one advantage I have had in my career is that I’ve got a short attention...– James Pennebaker (via austinkleon)
Reggie Watts | The Beginning Is Near (by Jake Lodwick ) Reggie’s most absolutely lovely composition. I heard another version of this elsewhere online. I’d love it if he released a version as an audio single.
A Supercomputer in Every Backpack →
nikf: Fascinating post by Fraser Speirs in follow up to his Turing Festival talk last weekend.
Ai Weiwei on Beijing's Nightmare City - The Daily... →
A brave thing to publish this critical article after harassment and imprisonment by the Chinese government. I hope this does not bring retaliation.
lifeofryan: notational: Are you going to dual major? If so, it would be a pleasure to have you join the Senior Seminar and get a studio. Thanks Justin! I would dual major in a heartbeat if I could, but unfortunately I don’t think I’ll be able to complete the requirements for both. I checked recently and I’d need 3 additional art history classes plus the 2 seminars and when I add up the...
glidottcslashh: GLI.TC/H 20111 is online! Come apply and donate some money!
Corporations are getting better and better at seducing us into thinking the way...– David Foster Wallace, The Pale King (via nevver)
OOO for Beginnners: MP3s, Lexicon, Tutorials →
dropouthangoutspaceout: Object Oriented Ontology primer for those interested!
The Smithsonian Folkways streaming radio →
arsvitaest: An eclectic mix of folk and indigenous music (via thetart, downlo & the hairpin)
Essentially, we are interested in the social, cultural and ethical consequences...– RCA- Design interactions (via katstubbings) Nice statement. For future reference.
Library's "Living Books" Program Will Loan Human... →
infoneer-pulse: Like every other taxpayer-funded public service, libraries have been hit hard by budget cuts during the economic slowdown of the past several years. Adding insult to injury, fewer people read, and those who do are increasingly likely to use e-readers instead of print books. Those forces have combined to send many libraries searching for new ways of doing business. One of the...
James Blake & Bon Iver - Fall Creek Boys Choir (by au revoir pingouin ) Lovely video.
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did...– Steve Jobs (via putorti)
I think copying someone’s work is the fastest way to learn certain things about...– Lynda Barry (via johnmartz) (via austinkleon)
thepete.tumblr.com: The coolest use of Augmented... →
Augmented reality might be the future, but my favorite application of it yet transports you far into past. StreetMuseum—an iPhone app from the Museum of London—overlays four hundred years of historic images on today’s city streets. StreetMuseum makes creative use of Google Maps…
The Data Visualization Beginner’s Toolkit #2:... →
brianlucid: Enrico Bertini, author of fell in love with data, has written a very useful post on data visualization tools aimed at beginners. His prior post in the series introduced books and study material is worth a look as well.
The holographic principle states that the entropy of ordinary mass (not just...– so nice (via unadjusted)
Although made of cardboard, these prototypes really work, thanks to Arduino...– Prototypes/Stereotypes - Digital Interaction Design (via iamdanw)
Amazon, Dropbox, Google and You Win in Cloud-Music... →
infoneer-pulse: The disk drives powering Dropbox, Amazon’s Cloud Drive, and Google Music likely issued a small sigh of relief Monday, after a federal court judge found that the MP3tunes cloud music service didn’t violate copyright laws when it used only a single copy of a MP3 on its servers, rather than storing 50 copies for 50 users. For Amazon and Google’s nascent cloud music services, the...