Some love for Toxi

Check out the incredible array of work made with the open source framework ‘Toxiclibs’. 2010 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2010 from postspectacular on Vimeo. 2009 Showreel toxiclibs showreel 2009 from postspectacular on Vimeo. Great work by Karsten Schmidt and the community. toxiclibs is an independent, open source library collection for computational design tasks with Java &Continue reading “Some love for Toxi”

TypeStar – a lyric visualiser by Scott Garner

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7881543&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1 TypeStar from Scott Garner on Vimeo. Currently the sketch can be controlled via keyboard and mouse along with rough support for SMS control on laptops, iPhone control via OSCemote and oscP5, joystick control via proCONTROLL and midi controller support via proMIDI. It’s available as Mac, Windows and Linux download. via

The Worlds First AR Magician?

Magician, visualist, and technologist Marco Tempest shows off his work on “Magic Projection.” YouTube link. It’s interesting to see how a magician blends technology into his performance. Early days yet, but I can’t wait to see how this develops. Made / created with OpenFrameworks, OpenCV, Arduino, MacCam, PS3 Eyetoy camera, Wii engineering, IR tracking, MacBookContinue reading “The Worlds First AR Magician?”

Photosounder

Photosounder opens fractals and photos found on the web, treats and process them, then turns them into sound. YouTube link. Sounds turned into images can be powerfully modified to achieve effects and results that couldn’t be obtained in any other way. So Photosounder is also capable of other tricks. Here’s HAL 9000 turned into anContinue reading “Photosounder”

flight404 at Decode / V&A

Robert Hodgin aka flight404 posted this video of an app he’s working on for the Decode event at London’s V&A. He’s reworking his older Solar piece so that it’s audio responsive in real-time. This is unbelievably good. Visually and sonically. REWORK http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7578615&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=59a5d1&fullscreen=1 Solar rework from flight404 on Vimeo. I have been working on a real-timeContinue reading “flight404 at Decode / V&A”

Toxiclibs. An Immense Computational Design Showreel

Showreel of projects & experiments created by current users of the toxiclibs library. Cool music too. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=6644720&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=ff0179&fullscreen=1 toxiclibs showreel from postspectacular on Vimeo. toxiclibs is an independent, open source library collection for computational design tasks with Java & Processing. After 2.5 years of continuous development & refactoring, the collection consists of >14k lines of code,Continue reading “Toxiclibs. An Immense Computational Design Showreel”

onedotzero interactive festival identity

It was the onedotzero / glue london party in Shoreditch last night. One of the highlights (apart from the Microsoft Surface table and free bar) was a chance to see the visual identity and interactive installation for the upcoming “adventures in motion” event this September at BFI Southbank. Wieden+Kennedy worked with Karsten Schmidt (aka Toxi)Continue reading “onedotzero interactive festival identity”

Inbox Zero GTD

I’ve been roped into doing a Digital Bitesize at glue about the thinking behind GTD and Inbox Zero. Here’s 43 Folders creator Merlin Mann doing his stuff at Google talking about Getting Things Done, the importance of getting your inbox to zero, and strategies for dealing with high volume email. http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=973149761529535925&hl=en&fs=true