Month: May 2013

Daily 05/30/2013

Decommissioned Sea Fort Reborn as Luxury Island Retreat | “While the reimagined Spitbank Fort features ultra-modern fixtures and decor elements, its jaw-dropping design schemes incorporate much of the original structure, including rugged exposed brick and armor-plated walls.” tags: seafort

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Daily 05/29/2013

Survivorship bias: why 90% of the advice about writing is bullshit right now | Tobias Buckell Online “the self assured expertise of anecdotes drives me nuts” tags: ebooks marketing economics critique 2013 Internet Trends — Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers “The

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Daily 05/28/2013

ArtFacts API Artfacts API tags: art api data dataset artworld art-market market artfacts wtcss css rule application visualiser tags: css visualise debug rule Raspberry Pi Twitter Sentiment Server | “It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” “The Raspberry

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If You Can Get To Buffalo

Image from CityPaper, © 2013 There’s a play on in Baltimore this week by Trish Harnetiaux called “If You Can Get To Buffalo” about Julian Dibbell’s 1990s Village Voice LambdaMOO article, “A Rape in Cyberspace”: You can read reviews

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Composition Generators Are Back

I’ve restored the composition generators. You can find them here: You can use them online, download the code, or download PDF books containing examples of the output of each generator. Enjoy!  

Posted in Art, Art Computing, Free Culture, Projects

Free Software Oculus Rift Driver in Chromium

With a nightly build of Chromium and experimental code from vr.js you can run a free software JavaScript/WebGL Oculus Rift environment on GNU//Linux: The demo allows you to look around the inside of a cube, which reads as a room. It’s

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