Archive for January, 2006

HCI Research at Stanford..

Monday, January 30th, 2006

Has some nice stuff: Dtools is is a hardware and software system that enables designers to rapidly prototype the bits (the form) and the atoms (the interaction model) of physical user interfaces in concert. was built to support design thinking rather than implementation tinkering. With, designers place physical controllers (e.g., buttons, sliders), […]

When I see work like this

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

It makes me want to blow my brains out. Not because its bad, but because it makes me feel like I am so.. so.. far outclassed meta Fuck. Time to drink.

Integrated Sensing Display..

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

Interesting patent from Apple

Processing updates, news

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

A few days ago, Mobile Processing was updated to 0002 – and Processing ‘proper’ was updated to 0103. Mobile Processing allows one to compile sketches as midlets (Java Applets) for mobile phones that support a Java runtime engine. There are many libraries out there that allow one to access the various APIs that exist (bluetooth, […]

New Webkit Nightly Build has some bells and whistles

Monday, January 16th, 2006

Over at the latest release of Webkit/Safari has an impressive new feature which some FireFox users might be used to.. “Web Inspector” Very nice use of Quartz overlays. Selecting DOM elements highlights the portion of the webpage and scrolls to it if not visible in the current window context. Different view options are available, […]

SSE vs Altivec

Saturday, January 14th, 2006

Chris Clepper (one of the developers of GEM, a highly optimized Graphics Environment for Multimedia – a PD and Max/MSP library) makes a great distinction on why the loss of altivec on the new Intel chips worries developers of highly optimized applications: “Altivec has the three and four operand PPC instructions which make possible fused […]

Relive 1985…

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

A good late night find: an update to the coolest terminal application/emulator on OS X, ever, GLTerminal has been hacked to run under 10.4 Follow the thread on Arstechnicas Openforum. GLTerminal was written and abandoned by an Apple OpenGL developer as a showcase app at a WWDC workshop a few years ago. it included such […]


Thursday, January 12th, 2006

I had a wonderful dinner tonight with digital imaging maestro and acclaimed artist Kurt Ralske (of the AUVI library for jitter which I use extensively). I was fortunate enough to catch his performance at Diapason earlier in the month and finally meet him in person after many an email too and fro. If you can […]

Pure Data on the…. iPod?!

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Holy Cow: iPod running the l8p sequencer. Head on over to for more info.

Web compatible Fonts..

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

..Are not to be forgotten, especially when doing css development on a site designed by a great print oriented designer. Here is a nice resource I found on all fonts included with recent shipping Macs and PCs for web use. Common fonts to all versions of Windows & Mac equivalents (Browser safe fonts) “If you […]

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