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09/07/2013 / Linux, Scripts

Created by Julian Oliver and installed at the recent NODE Forum in Frankfurt, Remote Install is an installation that remotely installs itself over the network and presents its own installation process as an artefact in itself. Distributed as a stripped down, customised GNU/Linux Operating System, the gallery ...

09/04/2012 / Featured, Objects, Other, Scripts

Is there such a thing as too much luck? Boris Petrovsky's installation The Army of Luck that recently premiered at Art Karlsruhe 2012 leaves you with no less than 520 waving Maneki Neko (=lucky) cats to find out. Mounted on a ...
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23/11/2011 / Linux, Other, Scripts

Föhnseher by Julian Oliver (2011) rises from the scrap heap of analog TV. Unlike other televisions, Föhnseher captures and displays images downloaded by people on surrounding local wireless networks. Other people's phones, laptops and tablet computers all become broadcast stations for this ...
GRID is an interactive multi-touch sound visualization for the band Mathon and the ZKM AppArtAward 2011. Created for live events, the application consists of a desktop version for realtime graphic visualization of music - created using Processing and also an iOS version for ...

26/04/2011 / c++, Mac

For this year’s Creative Review Annual cover, together with Nexus Interactive Arts, Minivegas created a custom application to draw a letter 'A' using content from the CR's website and Twitter feed over the past year. We decided to make an "A" from CR's ...

26/11/2010 / c++, MaxMSP, Theory, Tutorials

The project "Interactive Swarm Space" (ISS) explores the application of swarm simulations for the creation of interactive and immersive spaces. It aims to develop tools and strategies for establishing meaningful relationships between swarm behavior, interaction, perception, as well as musical ...

11/07/2010 / Games, iPad, iPhone

Osmos for the iPad has been getting quite a lot of coverage since the release and considering CAN is still without an iPad (yes!!, we should probably open donations..), we thought we'd mention it and point you to some of ...

06/04/2010 / Linux, Mac, Windows

LORMALIZED is the latest application by Reza Ali combining Lorenz equation, normalization and many, many particles (25k).. all made in Processing. Beautiful! LORMALIZED = Lorenz + nOrmalization + Real-tiMe + interActive + visuaLize + partIcles + reZa + + 4D. This ...

19/03/2010 / Games, Linux, Mac, Windows

Digital: A Love Story is set 'five minutes into the future of 1988' and created by Christine Love. The game is set entirely within an Amiga Workbench desktop where you are a BBS user meeting someone via a message sent ...

18/03/2010 / Games, iPhone

iJumpman is a retro-futuristic platformer by Andrew McClure. What begins as an imitation of 8bit retro platformer with game mechanics reminiscent of Joust quickly turns in one of the most engaging retro inspired games on the iPhone. Use tilt or ...

24/02/2010 / Java, Linux, Mac, Windows

Formerly known as MousePath, IOGraphica was created by Moscow designer Anatoly Zenkov to brighten up the routine work. Posting it at Flickr caused informal interest and afterward Anatoly Zenkov and his colleague Andrey Shipilov decided to evolve the app. IOGraphica is an application that tracks your mouse movements and converts them into a ...

16/02/2010 / Linux, Mac, Processing, Windows

From the creator of 2D SuperShapes - Reza Ali comes the 3D version of the same, a visual exploration into superformula. Besides the ability to play with parameters and explore transformations, included also are rendering/texturing options to explore possible aesthetic ...

10/02/2010 / CANApps, Linux, Mac, Processing, Windows

Published by CreativeApplications.Net, ONull is an image based Vector Generator for Mac OSX. It allows the user to convert images into rasterized vector graphics. This tool was developed by Kim Asendorf to give graphic designers the ability to transform small images ...

05/02/2010 / Linux, Mac, Processing, Windows

2D SuperShapes is a processing application created by Reza Ali as an experiment to explore making something minimal and fun to play. We have already written about supershapes on CAN but in Flash form and 3D. What I especially enjoy ...

13/12/2009 / Processing, Sound

TypeStar is a lyric visualizer created by Scott Garner that renders lyrics of a song in realtime according to a number of preset visualization schemes. The Processing sketch can be controlled via keyboard and mouse along with rough support for SMS ...

14/11/2008 / Linux, Mac

Boxee is a media center software for your Mac or Linux machine. Based on the xbmc (XBox Media Center) open-source project, boxee was developed to be a “social” media center program that plays media from your home network and the internet. In ...

04/11/2008 / Linux, Windows

Similar to Fluid for Mac, Prism is an application for Windows and Linux that lets you split web applications out of their browser and run them directly on their desktop. It works great on sites such as GoogleReader or GoogleMail, as well as sites ...

29/10/2008 / Linux, Mac, Windows

The Beta, tbeta for short, is a open source/cross-platform solution for computer vision and multi-touch sensing. It takes an video input stream and outputs tracking data and touch events that are used in building multi-touch applications. The app is available for ...