Are Jobs Obsolete?
My response to Douglas Rushkoff’s article “Are Jobs Obsolete” that has provoked a bit of discussion. Rushkoff is an acquired taste. Really, it’s very hard to write as much as he does and make sense the entire time, and he does it pretty well by throwing some big ideas out there and provoking thought. But […]
Free Memory in Android
A few students of mine have been wondering about checking how much memory is being used on Android (using Processing) for their games, so I came up with a simple sketch that uses some built-in Android Debug features (reference here):
Augmented Reality, Dancing, Creatures
Credits: Production, Art Direction, Illustrations, Animation: SDNA Programming, Animation: PixelPusher Recently I was asked by the visuals company SDNA to work with them on a public art game. This would take the form of an interactive installation, shown around Worcestershire, as part of the 12 Moves Festival of Dance. The idea was to get people, and […]
Video Tracking for Curtain Call
I put a few videos of the people-tracking system I’m using for Roundhouse’s Curtain Call up on youtube:
Setting up for The Curtain at Roundhouse
I have been commissioned by the Roundhouse as interactive developer on this project, working with artist and designer Joe Hardy to make his vision of a shimmering curtain of light that reacts to people’s presence a reality.
Protected: Kinect Hacking
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Google’s GWT for Web Games
I’ve been (slowly) working on a side project with my students that is a Processing “games engine” – or at least, a system for developing games in a reusable and sane way using Processing, that deploys onto Android, the web, etc. Then I saw what Google’s been up to.
TEDxKids Brussels 2011 Video
Videos have just been posted for all the TEDxKids talks. Here is ours on creativity, art, and technology, and teaching people the “can do” and “can think” spirit:
Web Audio – It is finally (almost) here?
TEDxKids Brussels 2011
Last week (June 1st) the gang at TWSU (Technology Will Save Us) and I took two groups of about twenty 10-yr-olds through a basic soldering workshop as part of TEDxKids Brussels 2011 This was both one of the most tiring and most inspiring workshops I’ve ever taught, with the added bonus that directly afterwards we gave our TEDx talk!