Monthly Archives: January 2010

Instructions for Indoor Music: Video

Here’s that video I promised of our Living Art class performing Instructions for Indoor Music Thanks, Morgen for uploading.

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Don’t Lose Your Shit: A Drive-by on Version Control and Backups

Last week, I gave a quick informative session to my fellow ITP students (a “Drive By” in our parlance) called “Don’t Lose Your Shit: Version Control and Backups”. I covered why you should care about version control, outlined the basic … Continue reading

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Instructions for Indoor Music

What can you make with simple rules? For our first assignment in Living Art, we were tasked with coming up with a simple set of instructions for the class to execute that would produce an interesting result. A silly, but … Continue reading

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Thaumatropes

The thaumatrope is a Victorian-era optical toy. It uses the perceptual effect of persistence of vision to merge two images on the alternate sides of a rapidly spinning disk. This week, for our first Methods of Motion assignment, I constructed … Continue reading

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Call Out, a game of doubt for dice and cards

In the first session of Big Games this past week we undertook an exercise in rapid group game design. We were divided up into groups of eight or so, given two decks of cards and a box of six-sided dice … Continue reading

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