May 3rd, Stammtisch #61
Recommends watching “Humane: A new Agenda for Tech” about the negative effects of technology on people https://vimeo.com/332532972
A creative coding framework using the Kotlin programming language, published last year. Modern, with examples, good documentation, small community, has a live coding mode, allows low level access to the graphics pipeline, lets you inline shader code in your program…
Here some example videos: https://vimeo.com/rndrstudio and a demo made with OPENRNDR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r1732c04aY
And a quick introduction what shaders are, showing https://shadertoy.com and http://shdr.bkcore.com/
A library to use pressure sensitive devices with p5.js
Uses the pressurejs.com library.
A library to filter noisy signals while limiting latency, great for live noisy user generated data.
And example of using reactive programming for UI events in a simple canvas paint app:
Shows his project “Immersive Computing”
and talks about the new version he is building in Unity to let people build virtual computers, and a physical version using metal beams and 3D printed joints, so it can be easily assembled and disassembled. He would welcome help from engineers who can help designing the joints.
“The Information” by James Gleick. Book about information, language, entropy… easy to read.
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