Category Archive: shiny things

Augmentia Redux

Augmentia Redux

As I’ve been working through this I’ve kind of ended up with a “Collection of Curiosities”. I’ll try to shout them out as I go.

 

Augmentia

Augmentia

Augmented Reality isn’t just an academic or even safe exercise. It connects in a very primal and critical way to who we are as humans.

 

Paige’s MFA Exhibit is up

Paige’s MFA Exhibit is up

Hey everyone I am going to try hard and pick back up with my life now that school is done! I wanted to post some links …

 

Olson code timezones geekery

Olson code timezones geekery

The backstory is that the OpenBSD folks wanted help to automate configuration of timezones for installs. What we did was take the geolocation of their IP and use it to look up a timezone code.

 

DIY for CHI workshop

DIY for CHI workshop

re-posted from Leah Buechley’s Flickr

 

Reproducing Chuck Close isoluminant paintings.

Reproducing Chuck Close isoluminant paintings.

The work of Chuck close demonstrates an almost algorithmic perception of the visual image. One wonders if in fact he actually sees the world in this manner. There’s a quality to this work that creates a tension with human perception. We are seeing the overall sense of an image but the individual features of that image are in a way unrelated.

 

Iraq Deaths TwitterBot

Iraq Deaths TwitterBot

We’ve posted an update to our Iraq Deaths agent at http://twitter.com/iraqdeaths .┬áHere I’m going to journal and document the work involved in making this actually …