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30/03/2012 / openFrameworks, vvvv

"Magic and Storytelling" is an interactive presentation about the history of storytelling augmented with virtual magic in real-time. Performed by the New York based cyber illusionist Marco Tempest, the presentation combines a number of realtime technologies delivering a homogenous and magical look ...
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29/03/2012 / c++, Other

CityScape is a collection of three collages that depict the most characteristic parts of Copenhagen that almost appear as separate cities within the city. Created by Daim Yoon, Mette Lyckegaard and Marcin Ignac, the trio used the pictures of the city as as ...
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27/03/2012 / Other

Mesh Grammars: Studies for a Dome is a project by Benjamin Dillenburger & Michael Hansmeyer trying to create "highly articulated architecture using a novel method of folding". The duo designed a series of domes by folding a surface over and over again, ...
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26/03/2012 / Processing

This project by Manas Karambelkar, Momo Miyazaki and Kenneth A. Robertsen at the CIID explores how much of a language is silent. 'Silenc' is a visualization of an interpretation of silent letters within Danish, English and French languages done by ...
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23/03/2012 / Cinder

Created by Avoka Production, DIFLUXE allows us to observe and interact with a world of living beings. On screen, the particles wander forming groups similar to schools of fish. The visitor is invited to upset the balance of this microcosm by placing ...
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22/03/2012 / Review

One need only look as far as the upstart GLI.TC/H festival and its vibrant constellation of related practitioners to see that the glitch aesthetic is alive and well. Rosa Menkman has been active as an artist, theorist, organizer and agitator within ...
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21/03/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Jasper van Loenen and Bartholomäus Traubeck, The Poking Machine is a wearable device that pokes you physically whenever you are poked on Facebook, no matter where you are. Online social networks are platforms for communication, enabling us to connect anywhere ...
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21/03/2012 / Featured, Processing

Produced by onformative and chopchop the "unnamed soundsculpture" is a project by Daniel Franke & Cedric Kiefer, building from the simple idea of creating a moving sand sculpture from the recorded motion data of a real person. For the work the team asked a dancer to visualize a musical ...
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21/03/2012 / Scripts

Selfsurfing is a Chrome extension that creates a self-surfing, auto-updating clone of Jonas Lund's browser in real time. Jonas' browser has a server extension installed which transmits the current state of his browser to a intermediate server, which holds all relevant ...
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20/03/2012 / Objects

Not to be confused with a product, Free Universal Construction Kit is a disruption, not aimed at kids, but at the society -- especially pundits, say the project's authors. Free Universal Construction Kit is a matrix of nearly 80 adapter bricks that ...
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20/03/2012 / Linux, Objects

Few days ago BREAKFAST launched Instaprint on Kickstarter. Instaprint is a location-based photo booth that turns Instagrams into physical prints. Set the device to listen for a specific hashtag and/or location and watch as it prints out all Instagrams with ...
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20/03/2012 / Events, Processing

Processing Paris is a series of workshops for artists and designers who wish to learn, develop and share their creative coding skills. Each year the team invites best professionals and teachers in the field to lead their workshops, catering for ...
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12/03/2012 / Cinder, Featured

"Ice Angel" by Dominic Harris and Cinimod Studio is an interactive artwork that provides the participants a glimpse of themselves depicted in angelic form. Inspired by the way children create snow angels in fresh snow, Ice Angels introduces the digital twist of ...
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07/03/2012 / iPad

We dont tend to talk about apps for kids on CAN but here is one that deserves a special mention. Created by Amit Pitaru and James Paterson, Numby came from seeing their own kids learn to count. They wanted to explore the simple ...
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05/03/2012 / Objects, Theory

Matsuko Yokokoji and Graham Harwood have been active as tactical media practitioners over the last two decades; the duo were members of Mongrel  and more recently have been working under the moniker YoHa. One of the central themes of YoHa's work is the ...
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05/03/2012 / WebApp

At the best of times the relationship between cyclists and motorists is tense. Given that the amount of dedicated routes available to cyclists in many cities is quite limited, motorists that opt to stop or park in what should be ...
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04/03/2012 / openFrameworks

“Snake the Planet!” by MPU takes the classic mobile phone game ‘Snake’ and adopts it for the urban canvas. The software developed in openFrameworks first scans the environment then each level is generated individually and based on the selected facade. ...
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04/03/2012 / Events, Objects, Sound

Zimoun's kinetic sound installations hardly need introduction. Ever since the immaculate documentation of his work first surfaced a couple of years ago, the Swiss artist's elegant mass assemblies of mechanical dc-motors, wires, tubes and cardboard and the complex sound textures ...
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01/03/2012 / Arduino, Javascript, Scripts, WebApp

To encourage fitness in their studio, London design group Digit decided to use their R&D stream to create a new way for it's employees to compete against one another by the amount of times they walk up the stairs. Thanks to ...
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01/03/2012 / News

In case you've never seen or heard our dear friend and guest writer Jer Thorp speak on stage, this is a simple must. His talk from TEDxVancouver last November is finally online. Jer talks about the summer of 1985, when his father ...
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29/02/2012 / iPhone

Every couple of weeks we receive an email from a developer who has created a new pixel editors. Back in september 2009 we posted about 32x32, one of the first pixel art style editors to hit the AppStore and since then we ...
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28/02/2012 / Objects

"Prismatica is an extension of the visual and perceptual experimentations in my Enigmatica series," Kit Webster writes about his newest installation. Known for his interesting approach to projection mapping (read more about the ingenius Enigmatica series here) the Australian media ...
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28/02/2012 / Processing, Sound

This project, made at CIID (Copenhagen Institut of Interaction Design), was part of their Generative Design class ran by Joshua Noble. Paper Note creates a tangible waveform from laser cut disks of paper. The user records a message, a sound or loads ...
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28/02/2012 / Featured, iPhone

Created by Edit and published by CreativeApplications.Net, Edit.app is a FREE visual news reader for iPhone allowing you to browse your RSS feeds and with a simple click save for later reader or push to your own personal blog. Edit.app ...
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27/02/2012 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

pxl allows you to create abstract compositions out of your own photos. Choose between 9 different styles, pinch to change the image resolution or shake your device to randomly compile an image out of all possibilities available. Also included is ability ...
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27/02/2012 / Processing

Diana Lange has created Processing application that searches for images on Flickr and creates these beautiful compositions based on the color data of the image. She explains: This little program looks for photos on flickr by a given search word. Afterwards, the colors ...
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Ishac Bertran sent us details about his latest project - Code and Poetry: Lately I've been sketching an experimental project about Code and Poetry. This two terms have been connected for many reasons - I thought it would be interesting to explore ...
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24/02/2012 / Featured, Objects

Provocations within The Critical Engineering Manifesto (2011) state that reliance on specific technologies are "both a challenge and a threat" and that "the exploit is the most desirable form of exposure". Julian Oliver is one of the authors of this ...
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23/02/2012 / iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created by Kurt Bieg, Circadia is a very simple, very tricky and exceptionally engaging little game created using openFrameworks. Each level in Circadia is a constellation of musical colors seeking a rhythm. To solve the puzzle you must figure out ...
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23/02/2012 / openFrameworks

'Shadowplay' shows an experimental interaction paradigm built with the Projector Camera Toolkit, developed during Guest Research Project v.1 at YCAM Interlab by Kyle McDonald. The videos below demonstrate 'shadowplay' experiments, built around the idea of using two projectors that are perfectly aligned. ...
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