Razzle video: Rotations

Friday, February 20th, 2009

The live visual performance / animation program I started in Fall 2008 is now code-named ‘Razzle’ and is being further developed this quarter for Independent Study as well as MAT201B: Computing With Media Data. Below is the latest video from the program, experimenting with per-frame rotation. This adds a whole new dimension to pre-existing animations [...]

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Visualizing Library Checkout Data in 2D Space

Monday, February 16th, 2009

The second project for MAT259: Data Visualization involved exploring two dimensional space for visualizing data from the Seattle Public Library. I was interested in getting away from the traditional chart mentality and displaying data in a more unique way. I settled on comparing two numerical quantities using a seesaw or balance/scale metaphor. I chose to [...]

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Fullscreen in Processing.org with Eclipse

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Processing.org is very useful for making audio-visual applications quickly and easily.  The included Processing Development Environment (PDE) makes it easy for nonprogrammers to get started with Processing and Java programming in general but experienced programmers will probably prefer using their IDE of choice, such as Eclipse. Processing.org has some instructions on using the Processing library [...]

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Videos from MAST09 conference

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Last week my department hosted a two-day workshop on the future of Media Arts, Science & Technology. It was co-sponsored by the Arts, Media & Engineering program at Arizona State University and featured speakers, posters and project demos from many Universities. I was fortunate to have three short videos included as part of the demo [...]

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