Particle Casting — alternative projection technique

A digital artist and researcher by the name of Philipp Seifried is doing some research that all people interested in rendering and the construction of perspective drawing should see. I just ran across his work while looking for a good text input field for Processing. But specifically, watch the video on this page. Be sure [...]

Technology Quarterly post #2: “The Trees Have Eyes”

The Economist’s Technology Quarterly, part of this weeks’ issue, really has my number this time. Almost every article resonates with one or another recent branch of my thinking. So I can’t help but say that it’s the best such issue in a long time.

2. “The trees have eyes” is an article about distributed sensing, [...]

Technology Quarterly post #1: “Robot Wars”

The Economist’s Technology Quarterly, part of this weeks’ issue, really has my number this time. Almost every article resonates with one or another recent branch of my thinking. So I can’t help but say that it’s the best such issue in a long time. I’m going to blog about several of the articles, one by [...]

Ray Kurzweil kills

I think a long exposure (say, over 2 hours) to Ray Kurzweil could cause me to kill myself. I’ve just listened to and watched his talk from the Long Now (see my earlier post about this great organization) from Sept. 23rd, 2005. Luckily the presentation clocked in at just one hour and 42 minutes! Anyway, [...]

SmartGeometry interview

“Watch what I do, and return it to me in an editable form…”

“Playing through your design history…”

(paraphrasing) “Ideas of moving parts in architecture become much easier to think through once you see it moving on the screen…”

“… will result in people I would describe as ‘digital craftsmen’”.

These are just a few [...]