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    silent00

31/12/2009 / c++, Cinder

Created by Chandler McWilliams, Silent is a two minute video made by combining frames from five classic silent films: Metropolis, Faust, Nosferatu, Holy Mountain, and The Dragon Painter and put to the music of Charles Ives’ Hallowe’en. The frames are chosen ...
    HipstaGrab-thumb-640x640-36-thumb-640x640-39

30/12/2009 / iPhone

Ever since the release of Toy Camera together with Old Camera I have been slightly reluctant to review many "effector" apps now available in the AppStore. On a number of occasions I have also been suggested by friends to check ...
    goldfishmusic0100

30/12/2009 / iPhone, Sound

Created by Francis Lam aka db-db-db and inspired by his own art installation that tracks movement of fish and turns them into sound,  Goldfish Music Box is an iPhone application that converts colors into music. The principle is simple; you open up the ...
    iphonedev

29/12/2009 / c++, iPhone

iPhone development is red hot right now, with thousands of individual developers and big brands trying to carve out a miniscule piece of the Apple's rather large pie for themselves. Aside from the profit aspect, there are many creative programmers ...
    videosampler

29/12/2009 / openFrameworks

What you see below is a quick composition Marek made on his macbook with the internal camera and microphone to demo his new little program. He originally created this sampler as a way to sample sounds very quickly (it's here: ...
    pliable00

28/12/2009 / Flash

Somewhat similar to the Faceless Void [Processing] app by Jason Lam we wrote about few days ago, Pliable and Cubic Mirrors are two flash application created by Hitoshi Akira Nishimura aka the source-laboratory. Both apps run in your browser and make use ...
    thisisinfinity01

28/12/2009 / Games, Windows

New submission to the Experimental Gameplay Project ('Art Game' theme) is the new game by Cactus titled This is Infinity. The game is 3d first person glitch like experience "meant to put you in a state of confusion, where you ...
    daylightcal000x

27/12/2009 / iPhone

DaylightCal visualises the duration, angle and quality of sunlight wherever you are. Using weather forecast data, DaylightCal calculates the distribution of daylight for any location and date worldwide. Find out how much daylight you've got left today and how much ...
    Faceless

27/12/2009 / Processing

Inspired by the wonderful work Jonathan Puckey has been doing with custom designed Delaunay triangulation scriptographer plugin for Illustrator, Jason Lam created this Processing application that uses your webcam to generate the same affect in real time. To run you will need ...
    untitle2460200

27/12/2009 / Processing

untitled 246 is a video for a song with code and music created by Eduardo Omine. Video was made with Processing, toxiclibs, penner.easing lib, Robert Hodgin’s perlin noise movement, and Paul Bourke’s 2D line intersection algorithm. Music made with FL and MDA JX10. Eduardo Omine is a creative developer working with ...
    gliss00

26/12/2009 / iPhone, Sound

Gliss is new sound toy application which lets you play sound files and mix them easily by drawing on your iPhone. Play your mix using a tempo or scrub through by tilting your iPhone. Gliss allows you to improvise and perform ...
    MERRYC

24/12/2009 / News

As we say goodbye to 2009 and prepare for the 2010, we thought we should say thank you to all of our readers. As you know CAN launched back in October 2008 and the 2009 has been a hugely exciting year ...
    clocks111200

24/12/2009 / iPhone, openFrameworks

Rhizomatiks continue to expand their free Clock.app offering in the AppStore with the latest addition of Clock11 and Clock12. Appropriately themed and released right on time, Clock 12 shows time from the falling snow. Clock11 is a collection of spinning discs each ...
    okgomemo

24/12/2009 / Processing, Quarz Composer

Inspired by the brilliant use of an early 80's concept in the recent OKGo 'WTF' video (see below), Mehmet Akten aka memo created this little open-source demo in Processing. It works in real-time with a webcam. You can download the source ...
    Satromizerbest

23/12/2009 / Featured, iPhone

I have been told a number of times that apps CAN writes about are hardly ever the most sold or popular apps so why give so much attention to something that "people" don't like so much. It is also quite ...
    everyday

22/12/2009 / Flash, Games

Made in less than a week and submitted to Experimental Game Project Art + Game theme, Every Day the Same Dream is a game by Pittsburgh based Paolo Pedercini. From the Artist “Every day the same dream” is a slightly existential riff on the ...
    pulsus-game-screenshot

22/12/2009 / Flash, Games

Created by Anthony Mattox, Pulsus is a flash game in which players must solve puzzles by arranging objects in order to move particles from an emitter into goal points. The game is in part about solving puzzles, but also about ...
    nokiahackerbox00

22/12/2009 / Featured, Objects, Other

If you were reading out tweets yesterday you would have picked up we received a very nice surprise from Nokia. Nicely wrapped box within a box with included christmas card, USB cable and a small instruction reading "Can't hack it...for ...
    minipopssampler2

21/12/2009 / iPhone

Minipops is a collection of famous people drawn really pixelly small by Craig Robinson. The first collection of over 800 Minipops was published in 2004 by Mitchell Beazley (Amazon.com) and as a German Edition in 2006 by Eichborn. It's small and ...
    synthprobe

21/12/2009 / News

It's almost Christmas time and we would like to take a quick moment and thank our great sponsors for enabling us to deliver such great content to our readers. Please take a moment and visit their websites for great products ...
    allfriedges00

20/12/2009 / Games, iPhone

A homage to classic point & click adventures such as Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle etc, "All Fridges Are Psychotic" is a new point & click adventure from the UK based Flag Hippo studio. Julius Brown wants to be ...
    cop1500

20/12/2009 / Processing

Created by London-based design studio okdeluxe, COP15 generative identity software is a Processing application created for the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Copenhagen in 2009. The software adds dynamic, real-time movement to the logo by adding a series ...
    isowords00

19/12/2009 / Games, iPhone

IsoWords a word search game for iPhone and iPod touch wrapped onto a three dimensional cube. Find as many English words as you can in the 3x3x3 cube in the allotted time to rack up points. The only catch is ...
    thefontgame000

18/12/2009 / Games, iPhone

From I Love Typography comes the new Font Game for iPhone & iPod Touch. Think you know your Arial from your Helvetica, your sans from your sans serifs? With three levels of game play from the ease-yourself-in, ‘Somewhat Difficult’ through ...
    hbo00

17/12/2009 / openFrameworks

Sosolimited was asked by HBO to create an interactive window experience for their retail shop in Times Square for the 2009 holidays. The team built a snow blowing machine that senses people walking by on the sidewalk and launches snow ...
    mandelbulb02

17/12/2009 / Mac, Quarz Composer, Windows

Inspired by the recent post on Skytopia, Tom Beddard created a 3D Mandelbulb Ray Tracer as a Quarz Composer and Pixel Bender plugin that will allow you to generate very similar 3D Mandelbrot fractals. Unlike many other 3D fractals the Mandelbulb continues ...
    stilophone00

17/12/2009 / iPhone, openFrameworks, Sound

I do wonder whether submitting an unfinished app to the AppStore will get you a post on CAN, ie if you can get it pass Apple. I repeatedly mention to developers that we love playing with things 'in progress', sketchy, ...
    best

16/12/2009 / News

How amazing is to see CAN named as one of the best new blogs of 2009 on bygonebureau.com by John Beeler!! ...The folks at CAN manage to mine out the dark, esoteric corners of information presentation and extract real gems that are at ...
    litewrite02

16/12/2009 / openFrameworks

Few days ago Alex Beim posted a link to a video the team at Tangible Interaction created about how to make a quasi omnidirectional light marker for slow shutter photography. Where we didn't know what this for was then, Alex ...
    pianogloves

15/12/2009 / Processing

The first prototype of Piano Gloves created by Scott Garner using Arduino and Processing. The concept is simple including gloves with buttons at the end of the fingers connected to Arduino which are fed to custom Processing app that generates ...
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