ACM CHI 2015 Course

We’ll be offering the ‘Introduction to Creating Musical Interfaces‘ course again this year at CHI 2015, which is to be held in Seoul. The course has also been offered at SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, and NIME.

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Alan Turing Centenary

Not surprisingly,  a ‘Google Doodle‘ has been created to celebrate the occasion:

The CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica) in Amsterdam has unveiled a Turing Machine built from LEGO:

LEGO Turing Machine from ecalpemos on Vimeo.

For more information about Alan Turing, widely considered the father of computer science (and the modern computer), start with the Wikipedia article (but don’t stop there).

StopMotion Recorder

This video is a first effort using the StopMotion Recorder App on the iPhone 4s. Playback frame-rate was set to 4 fps. Images were captured manually an irregular intervals according to the movement of the subject. The ‘Vintage Green’ setting was selected in the App settings. This app is quite easy to use, but by the same token it’s fairly restrictive.

Two more clips with manual, irregular frame acquisition and the same playback rate (4fps):