Sometimes, five minutes is all you need to make something interesting. Output from Processing sketch. Evolving image from random placement of ellipses on a grid. Random shade of grey. The guts of how each circle is placed: PVector c = new PVector(); int rx = ceil(random(47)); int ry = ceil(random(47)); c.x = map(rx,1,47,0, width); c.y … Continue reading Processing Circles
I don’t know who this person is but it is a real treat to hear his music wafting across Queen St traffic. This is a quick recording of him playing “It Had To Be You” on the guitar. https://soundcloud.com/sspboyd/it-had-to-be-you-busking-on-queen-st-in-toronto
There are some logos that resonate long after their companies have gone out of business. I saw one of those logos today in Dorset, Ontario on my drive home from the cottage. The Sea-Horse boat motor logo. Here’s a Google street view capture of it and a few other images of the logo in use. … Continue reading Thank you Sea-Horse logo
This past Saturday, I spent the day teaching about 60 women the basics of programming using the Processing language. It was a lot of fun and a bit nerve wracking since it was my first time. Since that class I’ve been thinking that I could create a few code examples using Processing for some straightforward … Continue reading Learning Processing – Simple Text Parsing, Cleaning and Saving
At the #innovateTV conference. Watching @digital_vic, “I said the f-word at the CBC”.
Came out of a tweet from @phillipadsmith about an infographic. Got me thinking about the difference between an infographic and data vis. Not new territory but interesting to think about nonetheless. Edit: A simpler version of the graphic above. Made with Paper
thedailyfeed: iPads have overtaken computers as the 2nd-most popular way to watch TV.
yayfortoday: Phone Book Data Design by Julian Franky Tobon
cesarojedac: So I did a redesign of this chart about Canada’s least liked cities and I think I did really well. I like the final product.