Month: November 2011

Digital Lycanthropy

Data for phases of the moon from 2000BC to 4000ADhttp://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/phase/phasecat.htmlThe Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gouldhttp://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/5324The origin of the werewolf superstitionhttp://www.archive.org/details/originofwerewolf00stewrichDialogue de la lycanthropie ou transformation d'hommes en loupshttp://books.google.co.uk/books?id=LMVbAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcoverMalleus MaleficarumLatin - http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=I9I7AAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcoverEnglish - http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6PjRPYfKLJoC&printsec=frontcoverDe La Demonomanie Des Sorciereshttp://books.google.co.uk/books?id=2QM8AAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcoverThe Discovery Of Witchcrafthttp://www.archive.org/details/discoverieofwitc00scot
Posted in Projects

R Cultural Analytics Library Update

The R Cultural Analytics library has been updated to remove any dependency on EBImage (which in turn has a dependency on ImageMagick that complicates installation on many systems). In now uses raster images instead. This has also made the code faster.You can find the new version and installation instructions here:https://r-forge.r-project.org/R/?group_id=1249
Posted in Art Computing, Art Open Data, Free Software, Projects

artbollocks-mode update

artbollocks-mode now calculates various text metrics: word and sentence count and several readability scores. You can access these through the mode's keymap.Download artbollocks-mode.el here:https://gitorious.org/robmyers/scripts/blobs/master/artbollocks-mode.el
Posted in Free Software, Satire