Month: July 2005

Free Culture UK Launches

Free Culture UK has launched with some cool campaigns and a mailing list:freeculture.org.ukTechnorati Tags: free culture
Posted in Free Culture

Back In the UK

I'm back home now.I'll post more about the trip, and release paintr and the new version of draw-something soon. But I need a rest now.
Posted in Personal

T Minus Four

I'm sat in the gallery typing this.The software has been installed after some last minute hacking to make sure it runs well unattended on the gallery's hardware. paintr and draw-something are projected on the gallery walls. 1969 is being displayed as slideshow on four lcd monitors. Prints of four pieces from Canto and three colour…
Posted in Projects

HOWTO Make Kid’s Board Books

Via Make:Board BookTechnorati Tags: art
Posted in Howto

Code/Encoding and Words Made Flesh

Good discussion of code/encoding, and link to an interesting book, at GTA:confusion of codesTechnorati Tags: generative art, hacking
Posted in Generative Art

Rob Myers: HOWTO

I have a show at Gallery o3one in Belgrade starting next Wednesday:HOWTOI'll be showing paintr, draw-something, my recent remixing work such as 1969 and Canto, and talking about Free Culture, Free Software and art.Supported by the British Council.Technorati Tags: art, free culture, free software, generative art
Posted in Projects

The Livecoding Language Of Choice: Scheme

Scheme is a member of the Lisp family of languages. Lisp is almost fifty years old, and it's still the most advanced programming language there is. It's also one of the simplest: the only rule you have to remember is that (everything goes between brackets). These are both features that make Lisp good for implementing…
Posted in Generative Art

BSD/GPL, Negative and Positive Liberty

At Manik's suggestion I'm reading Isaiah Berlin's essays on Liberty. Berlin describes two kinds of liberty; negative liberty and positive liberty. Negative liberty is essentially the freedom to lead one's life without interference or coercion. Freedom from slavery. Positive liberty is the freedom to pursue one's own ends and realise one's potential. Freedom to create.Berlin's…
Posted in Free Culture

Tom Moody Work at Futuresonic

Tom Moody has a piece at Futuresonic:FuzzyballBut I won't be able to get to Manchester that weekend as I'll be in Belgrade...Technorati Tags: art
Posted in Aesthetics

Wiki Explosion

On The Commons on wikis:Wiki ExplosionWikitravel's an excellent resource and has been around for a while now, long enough that it had to manage the upgrade from the 1.0 to 2.0 Creative Commons licenses. Evan, who runs Wikitravel, is one of the regulars on the CC lists.Technorati Tags: free culture, wikis
Posted in Free Culture