‘Clouds’ – an interactive documentary

This ‘Clouds’ documentary in the making has been generating a lot of buzz online, such as the one here on  Creative Applications Network, because it involves a number of famous new media artists coming together to make a documentary about new media art, tag lined as ‘creativity through the lens of code’. It also utilises a new movie …

The Android development platform

I have started learning about the Android development environment. It is amazing how easy it is to access learning materials and download all the free software to start experimenting – thanks to the openness of the Android platform. I am using Eclipse with the Android Development Tools (ADT) plugin, together with the Android Software Development Kits …

Dec 2012 holiday projects

I have several projects in various stages during the 6 week December school break:- Finished reading Dennis Ritchie’s classic book on The C Programming Language. My thoughts are that C is a very compact and simple yet powerful language. It is closer to assembly language and how actual hardware works, thus providing fundamental understanding of …

An interview with Andrew Bunnie Huang

Referenced article: “MAKE’s Exclusive Interview with Andrew (bunnie) Huang – The End of Chumby, New Adventures” I really respect this guy. He has a PhD from MIT and does open source projects with a community focus. He is very willing to share his expertise and experiences with others. He helps startups and has a very …

Golan Levin speaks at FITC’s ETA Conference

This blog post is about Golan Levin’s presentation from FITC’s ETA Conference in Toronto, 19 October 2012. Slides are courtesy of FITC/ETA Conferences. This series of slides is a must read for any indie developers, independent new media artists, and those who work in the commercial advertising sector. The thrust of his argument is for the corporate …

A new Processing library called Ketai

The open source community is one that I admire and respect greatly. They are made up of techie artists who create free tools and platforms for other artists to use. Members share their works openly and are willing to share their knowledge and help others in their projects. Some of these people write software libraries …