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24/09/2013 / CAN Events

[caption id="attachment_38760" align="alignnone" width="640"] Klaus Obermaier[/caption] Curated in collaboration with the Moscow-based sound, art and technology community MIGZ and organised by the Government of Moscow, we are pleased to announce the Educational Programme for the Moscow International Festival “Circle of Lights” taking ...
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01/05/2013 / HOLO

In the wake of our latest (9th) Kickstarter campaign update – and the new 'magazine' space here on CAN – it is time for us to report back home. "What if CAN was a magazine?" was what we asked the ...
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03/04/2013 / Events, Members

We've always had a soft spot for FITC. Since 2002, Toronto's festival for “Future, Innovation, Technology and Creativity” has brought together like-minded digital creators not only on our home turf, but in a growing number of cities across North America, ...
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18/03/2013 / CAN Events, Featured, Resonate

In less than 3 days Resonate 2013 Festival kicks off in Belgrade and we have been making final preparations to greet over 1200 visitors from all over the world. This should also explain the lack of posts on CAN in ...
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23/01/2013 / Members

We were lucky enough to receive an additional copy of the english version of “Generative Design” – A Computational Design Guidebook. This beautifully designed and lavish showcase of key projects and practitioners from the last decade, including code examples and ...
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Golan Levin Following the success of the first Resonate festival that took place in March 2012, Magnetic Field B in collaboration with CreativeApplications.Net and Dom Omladine in Belgrade are pleased to announce the new edition of the festival, taking place 21-23 ...
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30/08/2012 / News

CAN is very selective when choosing what goes on the blog and what doesn't. This can sometimes be a difficult task forcing us to make some hard choices. Until now we have used Twitter or Facebook to share those links ...

23/07/2012 / News, Processing

For the second time this year we are very pleased to welcome our dear friends YouWorkForThem as the sponsors of CreativeApplications.Net. Today we share a little story about how Proce55ing typeface came to be and how the same two people, 8k miles ...
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11/05/2012 / CAN Events, Events

Open GDNM 2012 is both an exhibition and a micro-conference in London. A three day event featuring the UCA Epsom BA(Hons) Graphic Design: New Media graduate show and a series of talks and workshops by design and media practitioners, theorists, staff, ...
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Last day in Belgrade in January 2011 and I receive a call from Maria and Jelena to quickly meet and have a quick chat before I head back to London. One coffee, two coffees and plenty of cigarettes we agree to do a festival ...

21/12/2011 / Featured, iPad, iPhone, News

Another year of iPhone/iPad development but there haven't been many apps that have caught our eye as there have been in the past. Nevertheless few that stood above the rest, both in their conception and how they make us think about technology. ...
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16/11/2011 / Events

As a recurrent international digital festival, KIKK explores the economical and artistic implications of new technologies, considering that appropriating or anticipating the changes allows transforming them into opportunities. KIKK probes the subject in its full sense: through the Konference, WorKshop ...
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04/10/2011 / Events, News

Since it's launch in 2008, CreativeApplications.Net has become a prime source for latest in new creative software and platforms. It continues to play an integral part in the debate about digital art and software. Inspiring thousands of visitors daily, CAN ...

14/09/2011 / Javascript

We have a new feature javascript running on CAN:  Flocking.js by Lucas Dupin. Click top right corner button for demo. Flocking experiment done in canvas. Each particle has it's own set of attributes and also interacts with the group, depending on environmental variables. ...

30/08/2011 / Javascript

We have a new feature javascript running on CAN:  PaperJellies.js by Ricardo Sanchez. Click top right corner button for demo. PaperJellies is my first go using the PaperJs library, jellies are based on Marcin Ignac Cindermedusae article but instead of using half circle ...

16/08/2011 / CAN Events, Events

'Cell', Initial concept design by James Alliban and Keiichi Matsuda. Photograph by Ghaasan Daghestani “The idea that digital is something new and transformative is now quite old. So the question for most creatives is not about going digital - it's about ...

19/07/2011 / CANApps, iPad, iPhone, openFrameworks

Created and published by CreativeApplications.Net, SKTCH is a generative drawing application for the iPhone / iPod Touch and now iPad. Version 2.0 brings a whole new UI utilising Apple's UIKit, for the iPhone - retina display support, two new presets, ...

14/07/2011 / Javascript, Scripts

Confetti is the latest Javascript feature on CAN, created by Patrik Svensson. If you click on the button at the top right corner the script will be activated. Patrick explains: There are two types of confetti, the traditional pieces of ‘paper’ and ...

18/01/2011 / News

CAN just hit 1000 posts! Popular posts since launch: kinect-opensource-news, flixel-2-tutorial-flash-tutorials-games, arduino-servo-opencv-tutorial-openframeworks, limbo-games, n3-d-demo-openframeworks-maxmsp-objects, cinder-cinder-c, kinect-one-week-later-processing-of-cinder-maxmsp, record-makers-iphone, mycelium-processing and many more.. See also CAN Archives for categories or by month listing. Thank you for reading CAN! + Please SUPPORT in any way you can. --
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20/12/2010 / News

Just a quick note on ways you can support CAN this Christmas. We've been growing ever since launch and with this have our bills, time spent on the site, research, content, apps and much more. This means that we have ...

19/11/2010 / News

As you might have already noticed CAN has a new logo and with this the new css. It's been long since we started thinking about it and it's an absolute pleasure to see it all finally out there. None of ...

25/01/2010 / News

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 and offers. Why Advertise on CreativeApplications.Net? CAN ...

01/01/2010 / News

From all of us at CAN we would like to wish you a very Happy New Year! It's an end of a decade so make the new 2010 bring you a lot of love + peace and happiness wherever you are! Here ...

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 ...

16/12/2009 / News

How amazing is to see CAN named as one of the best new blogs of 2009 on 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 ...

05/12/2009 / Games, Scripts

Destroy the Web is a game add-on for Firefox, built specifically to take advantage of the new features introduced in Firefox 3.5. A first of its kind, the goal in the game is to destroy each and every Web page, ...

10/03/2009 / News