Month: April 2005

Oh, The Horror!

The guitar on "Dominion" by The Sisters of Mercy is the same as the first notes of "The Big Sky" by Kate Bush.Oh, the horror!
Posted in Personal

OooOOoOooOh!

http://www.oxotower.co.uk/Paul_Catherall.html
Posted in Aesthetics

CC Star Charts

Via Boing Boing :http://www.cloudynights.com/item.php?item_id=1052 BY-NC-SA. NC, grumble, grumble.Star charts are probably at the limit of what you can copyright, being mere collections of facts, but this is a selective chart (cutting off at magnitude 7).
Posted in Free Culture

Whatever Happened To AI?

Asks Newscientist, via Mindhacks:http://www.mindhacks.com/blog/2005/04/new_scientist_on_the.html Anyone who thinks AI is dead hasn't played a computer game, watched news reports form warzones, or used a credit card recently. And they're certainly not a chess player.
Posted in Generative Art

Inkscape Scripting

Page on scripting Inkscape in Python:http://www.ekips.org/comp/inkscape/
Posted in Generative Art

Art & Language

Show on now, another in May:Now They Are Surrounded
Posted in Aesthetics

Stay Free

Article on Free Software for digital artists:Stay Free.
Posted in Free Culture

Canto

Canto, at Remix Reading :Canto (For Evie) Canto (For Gabrielle) Canto (For Liam) Canto (For Liam, Version) Canto (For Me) Canto (For Tom) I'll upload the images to Ourmedia and to this site later. The source image comes from Remix Reading, so I'm uploading there first.
Posted in Free Culture

MTAA Software Art

http://www.mteww.com/mtaaRR/news/twhid/aiotd_art_by_computers_for_computers.html "Two software programs are created. Program A creates ?art data? which is transmitted to program B. Program B is programmed in such a way that it has aesthetic criteria with which it evaluates Program A?s art data transmissions. The human witness doesn?t view the art data, but Program B responds to the art data…
Posted in Generative Art

Lessig & Tweedy Talk

Via Lessig's blog:http://www.campusprogress.org/features/228/art-is-not-a-loaf-of-bread
Posted in Free Culture