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Pinokio is a ‘self-aware’ lamp that was created utilizing Processing, Arduino, and OpenCV.

“Pinokio is an exploration into the expressive and behavioural potentials of robotic computing. Customized computer code and electronic circuit design imbues Lamp with the ability to be aware of its environment, especially people, and to expresses a dynamic range of behaviour. As it negotiates its world, we the human audience can see that Lamp shares many traits possessed by animals, generating a range of emotional sympathies. In the end we may ask: Is Pinokio only a lamp? – a useful machine? Perhaps we should put the book aside and meet a new friend.”

Project Credits:
Shanshan Zhou | behance.net/sszhou
Adam Ben-Dror | ben-dror.com
Joss Doggett
Music: “Do You See Me?” by Jared C. Balogh | alteredstateofmine.net

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Words Are Pictures: Updates

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British born, New York based typographer Craig Ward continues to update his portfolio with decorative typography employed to illustrate the concept driving the meaning of the words.

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“This is a direct video output from the iPad’s HD screen which generates the animation in realtime at 1024×768. It’s based on my previous animations and ‘Zio’ – my iPhone app. It’s created by complex algorithms and random generation, so you never get the exact same animation everytime you run it.”

The video was produced by codemaster Glenn Marshall with music by Brian Eno.

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Robert Hodgin

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Robert Hodgin AKA Flight 404 has launched a new personal website exhibiting his experimental and now often commissioned work with Processing from the last few years. His work continues to amaze and grow into something that begs to be seen.

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Martin Fuchs and Philip Whitfield are both students at Hyperwerk in Basel. Undef is their collaborative experimental efforts in 3D and Processing. Equally interesting and unique.

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This is a video for an artist called ‘Caelum’ (Released in 2008 on Aroundtherecords, JP). You can visit their MySpace page here.

I have no idea really how this video was created. I am assuming by some kind of generative processing. I was really impressed by the visuals though. Beautiful.

Thank you for the email Steph.

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Flight 404: Snake Study

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Another mind-blowing study from Flight 404.

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Flight 404: Solar With Lyrics

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New experimental video made with Processing from Flight 404. I love this stuff. I just find it beautiful.

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Flight 404 for Radiohead

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Radiohead has partnered with Aniboom and is currently holding a contest to create a 1 minute animated video using any of the songs off of Radiohead’s current album, In Rainbows. Robert Hodgin from Flight 404 decided to toss his hat in the ring with the beautiful bit of animation created with Processing above.

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Flight 404

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Solar from flight404 on Vimeo.

Robert Hodgin was creating experimental art for Flash under the monicker Flight 404 back when you were a stain in your Daddy’s pants. He has since moved on to do some groundbreaking work with Processing. His newest animation series Magnetic and Solar is mind bending and even more so when accompanied by music from The Flashbulb. Links courtesy of Josh Spear.

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