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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!

HOLO is brought to you by the people behind CreativeApplications.Net

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14/04/2014 / Featured, Tutorials

Video projectors are one of the most important tools for creators of interactive installations. The information for projectors is available on various websites, but this 2 part guide will focus on their use in production and interactive environments. Part 1 ...
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Raspberry Pi is a very exciting, low-cost computer aimed at the educational market. With a starting price around $25, a very small form factor and exceptional multimedia capabilities, it is very attractive for creative computing projects. openFrameworks already runs on a multitude ...
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17/10/2013 / Cinder, Featured, Tutorials

Cinder has the reputation of having a steep learning curve that’s difficult to overcome for programmers not familiar with C++. I’m not going to lie and tell you that there’s a shortcut that doesn’t require learning some C++, as well ...
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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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19/07/2013 / Members, Processing, Tutorials

The new release of Processing 2 has introduced many new great features, not just to the language but the IDE as well, I love the IDE improvements and it does exactly what is means to do, it is a sketch ...
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20/06/2013 / CAN Events, Resonate

David Gauthier is Assistant Professor at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) and earlier this year we had a pleasure of having David speak about CIID and the work of the school at the Resonate festival in Belgrade. David graduated ...
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As the title suggests, I'll be covering a lot of ground in this blog post. My intention is to describe and show practical examples of a number of crucial building blocks for 2D/3D projects. In that sense the tutorial is ...
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17/05/2013 / CAN Events, Processing

Earlier this year at the Resonate festival we had a pleasure of hosting Casey Reas, an artist, educator and one of the founders of Processing. Casey's talk was one of the last talks at Resonate, capturing the imagination of the ...
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29/04/2013 / Featured, Theory

This is one in a series of articles by @zenbullets, which are being collected into a very-low-cost eBook as they are written. If you'd prefer to read this in epub, pdf or mobi format, please click here. [caption id="attachment_34711" align="alignnone" width="640"] ...
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25/04/2013 / Arduino, Kids, Objects

Created by Khalil Klouche and aimed at small children, Knock Knock is a playful calculator which allows calculation on the wood surface by knocking and will give back the answer using the same knocking tone. Components include Arduino board, contact microphones and solenoids. The device ...
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18/04/2013 / CAN Events, Resonate, Tutorials

This is the first of a number of posts where we try to document both the results and howtos that happened at the most recent Resonate festival that took place in March this year. We begin the series with "Audio ...
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16/04/2013 / iPad, iPhone, Kids

Created by Lucas Zanotto (design, concept & animation), Ulrich Troyer (sound design & music) and Niels Hoffmann (programming), idea behind Drawnimal is to expand iOS device by using simple tools like pen and paper and motivate children to learn the alphabet by leaving the digital screen ...
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09/04/2013 / Featured, Theory

This is one in a series of articles by @zenbullets, which are being collected into a very-low-cost eBook as they are written. If you'd prefer to read this in epub, pdf or mobi format, please click here. Do people really think ...
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05/04/2013 / Events, Objects, Sound

In November last year ECAL University of art and design Lausanne in Switzerland was the host to two very interesting workshops aimed at their Media & Interaction and  Industrial Design students. One workshop was led by Yuri Suzuki and the other by ...
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21/02/2013 / Members

We have 3 copies of "Nature of Code" by Daniel Shiffman - Natural systems using Processing to give away to CAN members. This wonderful book by Daniel Shiffman takes phenomena that naturally occur in our physical world and shows you how to simulate them ...
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19/02/2013 / Tutorials

(image source) Choosing the right type of camera for your interactive installation is one of the most important technical choices you can make in your  initial planning phases. Making the incorrect choice can really impact how well your installation reacts to ...
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You have been using Processing for some time and wanted to try openFrameworks but were slightly unsure what the differences were. Then again, you have already been told it is very similar, especially since oF was inspired by Processing in ...
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18/12/2012 / CAN Events, Events

Almost three years since their last edition, the new edition of ‘NODE13 - Forum for Digital Arts’ takes place next year, 11-17th February, in Frankfurt, Germany. The festival comes with the key topic ‘The Rules – Examining code as shapeable cosmoplastic ...
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02/11/2012 / Featured, Processing, Review

Can we capture the unpredictable evolutionary and emergent properties of nature in software? Can understanding the mathematical principles behind our physical world help us to create digital worlds? This book focuses on the programming strategies and techniques behind computer simulations ...
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02/11/2012 / Arduino, Objects

Our friends at Technology Will Save Us have just launched a Kickstarter for "Bright Eyes", their new DIY kit that inspires people to learn programming and look cool while doing it - Glasses with 174 LEDs! It is a pair of ...
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The Abyss is a 3d space where custom programs (creatures) can be built and released. By creating one or more creatures, this tutorial aims to provide an introduction into graphics, animation, interaction with Processing and expand the boundaries and the variety of ...
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21/08/2012 / Kids, Objects

Technology has a strange way of propagating itself into everyday life. Science, technology and biology all play a role in making human life last longer and the person who will live more than 150 years has already been born (ref). Children ...
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11/07/2012 / Featured, Theory

Created by Ubi de Feo, “from 0 to C” is a series of workshops that aim to teach programming using a tangible approach. Learning how to program requires pragmatic thinking and "advanced problem solving" and through the use of tangible, hand-made ...
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13/06/2012 / Games

Indie Game: The Movie, directed by Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky, has been released and available for download and your viewing pleasure. The film looks at the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, sharing their lifelong dreams ...
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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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04/01/2012 / Javascript, Processing

Here is a portfolio of a french web designer named Gildas Paubert experimenting with processing js. (go in the « play mode ! » section).
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We are happy to announce that after months of hard work, and even more to come, Resonate Festival has launched it's full site and tickets are now available for purchase. ‘Resonate’ is an initiative by “Magnetic Field B” in collaboration with CreativeApplications.Net and Dom ...
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22/11/2011 / News, WebApp

Upverter is a web service, similar to GitHub that allows you to discover, share and work on hardware. Taking full advantage of HTML5, the included editor has all the basics you have come to expect such as undo, redo, rotating, versioning, and ...
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16/11/2011 / Featured, Games, iPad, openFrameworks

SpellTower is a new iPad game by Zach Gage, the name behind the titles such as Halcyon, Bit Pilot, and Unify. SpellTower is a word puzzle game that combines the traditional word making with Tetris style block physics. In the ...
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09/11/2011 / c++, Objects

Created by a newly formed sister company of Aircord.jp: PPP, TSUMIKI is a new series of toys that incorporate computer vision to both recognise physical blocks and project content onto them. The idea behind PPP (Permanent Play Project) is to explore new ...
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