week 140

New York City remains too too warm. – A video game character is modelling for Louis Vuitton.  Of course. – Pauline Oliveros has a Second…

week 139

– The complete works of Walter Benjamin are available as PDFs.  Here’s the big one – thanks to Sam Valenti for the tipoff. – James…

week 137

Still on catch-up. – Google has open-sourced their machine learning system.  This is sort of amazing, even if some of my academic pals are not…

week 136

Late, again, but lots to talk about. – Y Combinator is starting a research lab.  Which is interesting in at least six ways.  I, personally,…

week 126

Busy times in New York City. – My friends Peter Sobot and Matt Ogle made a dreamer.  Is it just me, or is it somewhat…

co.re.echo.es

I have a fascination with infrastructure – factories, power stations, spillways, and so on.  This extends to the internet:  data centres, underwater cables, and core routers….

week 118

Early, but. – Reynald Drouhin is a new favorite thing. – Modular synths meet robotic instruments.  Having seen a bunch of this in academic settings,…

brahms it up

Two years after I had the idea of blowing up Brahms scores by modifying the .jpg files, I finally have a done thing: Details and link to…

week 94

Basically writing to shout out Myriam Bleau and her excellent piece Soft Revolvers, which involves four giant, bespoke rotating tops, with LEDs built in.  As she sets…

week 77

– This has been coming:  a Spotify / streaming based DJ app.  ‘Oh shit’ is not too strong a word. – Tim Knowles makes trees…