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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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30/09/2009 / News

Just a quick note and apology for the lack of posts in the last few days. Yesterday, early in the morning, 5.10am, my daughter Mia Katarina Visnjic was born. My wife is quickly making a recovery after 26 hour labor and ...
    squareball00

26/09/2009 / Games, iPhone

Squareball is a Arkanoid style arcade action game with simply beatiful minimal interface and cool retro graphics, music and soundFX. It includes 20 stages spread across 5 worlds in this first adventure with a new twist to Arkanoid gameplay. Instead of  shifting ...
    monomexyl

26/09/2009 / Java

Created for the Berlin Music Hack Day, held on September 18-20 at Radialsystem V by Ramsey Arnaoot and Robb, Xylobot is a monome controlled Xylophone with a custom Java app that receives midi data from the step sequencer and controls the Arduino over ...
    snail00

26/09/2009 / Processing

The Snail on the Slope is a generative movie based on a book of the same title by Strugatsky brothers. The novel is set on an unknown planet, where humans have a base from which they are investigating and trying ...
    minme00

24/09/2009 / Games, iPhone

Created as part of last month's Experimental Gameplay Project, Chaim Gingold's MinMe is a response to the theme "bare minimum". Made in 1.5 days, MinMe is a clean, minimal puzzler with 10 levels. The former Spore developer notes that if enough ...
    dot00

24/09/2009 / Games, iPhone

Few weeks ago I caught up with Mills of ustwo to talk about iPhone development. ustwo have been sponsors of CAN for quite a while now but besides them being a 'successful' bunch they are really interesting creative studio. I ...
    julia02

23/09/2009 / Mac, Windows

A quaternion Julia set is a four-dimensional equivalent of the standard two-dimensional fractal. By taking a 3D 'slice' through the 4D space it is possible to visualise a solid fractal. This quaternion Julia set ray tracer is a port of Keenan ...
    gdt000

23/09/2009 / iPhone

Created by Kenichi Onodera is a range of clock apps for the iPhone created/styled by a number of illustrators/artists from Japan. All apps are free and each one is as wonderful as the other. Artists include: jobin, rocketdesign (Shingo Kikuchi), Kaori ...
    gdt000

23/09/2009 / Mac

Created by Simon Strandgaard, Graphic Designer Toolbox is an alternative graphics editor. Instead of manipulating graphics directly as you do in Photoshop, in GDT you build blocks for bitmap and vector manipulation. Not too dissimilar from Quarz Composer, GDT allows you to ...
    SteveAndBill

22/09/2009 / Featured, Mac, Theory

In 1963, my dad was looking for a job. Born in England and raised in Africa, he ended up in London after a few years of travel by ship and train. In those pre-pre-Craigslist days, people still searched for employment ...
    stoc

21/09/2009 / Processing

STOC is a data visualization of the S&P 500 from the NYSE programmed in Processing. Each circle in the visualization represents one of the stocks in the S&P, with characteristics of each visualizing different data points for each. There is ...
    timefcuk01

20/09/2009 / Flash, Games

Very popular on the interwebs and rightly so is the new game by Edmund McMillen called Time Fkuc. If you haven't tried it yet, make use of this lovely Sunday eve to shift few dimensions in this awesome new platformer + all ...
    amIhero00

19/09/2009 / Games, iPhone

Am I a hero? is a simple but very enjoyable little platformer created by Japanese developer haruurara. You play a role of a hero who at the request of the king is on a journey to destroy all the enemies ...
    crashphoto00

18/09/2009 / Inspiration, Objects

Crash Photography is a project by Greg Borenstein, a programmer, musician, hardware hacker, and student at NYU ITP in New York City. Using MatchBox cars and Arduino board, Greg constructed a realtime camera shutter of crash event occurring from two cars ...
    zxgamer00

18/09/2009 / Games, iPhone

Now that we have seen C64 emulator finally make it's way to the AppStore and then quickly removed, you may want to check out the just released ZX Spectrum emulator for the iPhone. Bundled with 3 games currently and many more ...
    panelfly00

18/09/2009 / iPhone

Like most days of my life I am running late; a mixture of a lot on my plate and laziness are usually the contributing factors for these situations I find myself in. People are usually pretty forgiving but trains, not ...
    fozwot00

18/09/2009 / Games, iPhone

Fozwot is a beautiful tilt and swerve iPhone game adventure through stunningly crafted gothic world created by Lofopi games studio. You play Fozwot, a punky caterpillar like creature. As you tilt your iPhone or iPod touch, he dynamically twists, turns, stretches ...
    soundofebay01

17/09/2009 / WebApp

The eBay-Generator is an application that translates data from arbitrary eBay useraccounts into little music pieces. A first prototype - using the South American eBay- clone Mercadolibre - was presented in September 2007. Leading on from this first version comes ...
    cubie00

16/09/2009 / Java, Mac, Windows

"Cubie" is a software application which uses ideas from puzzle games as interface to provide lap-top music performance. Cubie is basically played by inputting characters by typing. A text sequence input generates a music sequence, and inputting some lines makes ...
    mondrian01

14/09/2009 / WebApp

Composition with Javascript is an interactive work made using HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery, based on Piet Mondrian's “Composition with Yellow, Red, Black, Blue and Grey” (1920). It allows anyone to deconstruct the original painting and form it again in whatever ...
    loselose000

14/09/2009 / Games, Mac, openFrameworks

New experimental app from Zach Gage comes in the form of space invaders shooter with an edge to gameplay. Toying with the idea of "consequence", everything that happens while you play is real. Each alien is procedurally generated out of ...
    facemaker02

14/09/2009 / WebApp

Driven by artificial selection, Face Maker is a web application that using visitor votes helps slowly transform abstract shapes into human faces. Face Maker is a variant of Philipp's system that uses a different scoring mechanism and drawing algorithm. Images are pitted ...
    frogames

14/09/2009 / News

We would like to thank our loving sponsors for enabling us to create such great content for our readers. Please take a moment and visit their websites for some great products. Why Advertise on CreativeApplications.Net? CAN is always seeking site sponsors for ...
    ekibo00

13/09/2009 / iPhone

Free only this weekend and tomorrow back to $0.99, Ekibo is a simple but very fun little game. The object of Ekibo is simple: Get the yellow box, while avoiding the blue boxes. With each level, however, a new blue box ...
    monomebutton7

13/09/2009 / MaxMSP, Objects

Created using 64 traditional arcade buttons and MaxMSP patch, Travis's creation mimics the very popular monome devices. And here’s how pretty the final wiring looks! I still am going to tie everything up but I think it ended up really clean. Input boards ...
    japanflights00

11/09/2009 / iPhone

We don't tend to write about Japaneese only apps here on CAN but maybe we should. Thanks to google translate, getting the info about the app is quite easy so that shouldn't be a problem whilst downloading the app is ...
    concavescream000

11/09/2009 / Flash

Voted FWA site of the week, Concave Stream's promo flash site for their latest instrumental album “Soundtrack for a Book” creates dot based 3d landscapes from book covers. It appears to simultaneously respond to music playing altering landscape topology. You can ...
    edgetouch00

11/09/2009 / iPhone

We have already mentioned 32x32 and DotEditor but released only 2 days is a fully featured pixel art editor  Edge Touch. Feature packed with ability to copy and paste sections of the drawings, full colour at your disposal, fill, marquee ...
    nickcave00

09/09/2009 / Inspiration, iPhone

Highly anticipated novel by the lead singer of The Birthday Party, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Nick Cave is now available in the AppStore in the form of enhanced edition audio/ebook. This Enhanced Edition of The Death Of Bunny Munro ...
    records0000

08/09/2009 / iPhone, Sound

Records is a Japanese independent record label brought to you by Delaware that only exists on iPhone/iPodTouch. Distributed via the AppStore, featuring now 6 apps (compilations), Re<ords apps are a new spin on distributing music. Instead of going via iTunes, ...
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