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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!

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    julien_leonard_xrvg_11 copy

27/01/2014 / Other

Created by Julien Léonard, the following are what he refers to as a combination of electronic lace, algae to Indian plankton. These are also results of XRVG, a vector graphic programming environment based on the Ruby language. XRVG stands for "eXtended ...
    ming_mecca_01

03/05/2013 / Games, Objects

Ming Mecca combines the heart of a video synthesizer and the brain of a videogame console. Created with love for all things retrofuture, an ontological toy and a videogame easel, Ming Mecca brings to you fingertips a comprehensive set of classic videogame design parameters, from ...
    tinythumb

10/04/2013 / Arduino, Featured, Members, Tutorials

Joshua Noble is a Developer/Writer/Designer from Cascadia and author of Programming Interactivity book. He is available at thefactoryfactory or at @fctry2 Ok, so let's talk cheap and tiny: programmable computers needn't be large precious things, they can be tiny things that ...
    BrightEyes_Back copy

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 ...
    from-0-to-c_5-credits-hello-savants copy

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 ...
    indiegamethemovie_controller_byindiegamethemovie copy

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 ...
    01 - DMX-LED - Kalle Karlen-coverx

07/10/2011 / Featured, Theory

Visual programming languages, languages that create programs by the manipulation of graphical elements, as opposed to specifying lines of text, have seen an increased popularity in recent years both in audio and video synthesis. Some of the more well-known environments, ...
    writtenimagesprocess

27/12/2010 / News

Created in collaboration with more than 70 media artists and developers from across the world, Written Images is the first of its kind, a 'programmed book', continuously regenerated for the digital printing process, offering each reader a unique experience. The team, including ...
    Blow Up

23/12/2010 / Featured, Review, Theory

A Philosophy of Computer Art is a text that may interest some readers of creativeapplications.net as it covers the intersection of computing and art, discussing some of the classics of interactive art, and doing a lot of thinking about what ...
    nodebox000

24/11/2009 / Mac, Windows

NodeBox 2 is a new Mac and Windows software application for creating generative art using procedural graphics. Written in Python, and inspired by it's written code Mac only predecessor NodeBox, the new version is object based oriented programming at its front ...
    field3d

02/10/2009 / News

Inspired by the Rhonda Forever project, the OpenEndedGroup team have polished their 3d freehand drawing tool in Field. If you are unfamiliar with Field, it is an open-source tool platform for digital art and experimental code writing  that brings together the ...
    SteveAndBill

22/09/2009 / Featured, Mac, Theory

In 1963, my dad was looking for a job. Born in England and raised in Africa, he ended up in London after a few years of travel by ship and train. In those pre-pre-Craigslist days, people still searched for employment ...
"It only took 162 attempts, but Processing 1.0 is here!" is the title of yesterday's press release announcing that Processing 1.0 has been released. Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, ...