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If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript
In Twitter engineer Angus Croll's new book "If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript," he imagines how well-known literary figures from James Joyce to J.D. Salinger to Tupac would write JavaScript code. It's a fun, creative exercise that reminds programmers of...
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Kaho Abe of the NYU Game Innovation Lab
In anticipation of NYU's Brooklyn Polytechnic artist-in-residence Kaho Abe's presentation at Kill Screen's upcoming Two5six conference, we visited the one-time fashion designer, then wearable technology pioneer, now game developer on campus. The...
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Inventor's Kit
Great for both the beginner and experienced user, the SparkFun Inventor's Kit provides the necessary building blocks to get started in the wondrous world of embedded electronics. Included are all the tools for create circuits, as well as a full-color...
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Cool Hunting Video: Empire State Light Show
On the 86th floor of New York City's Empire State Building, we had the chance to talk with the man behind the structure's elaborate light shows—world-renowned lighting designer, Marc Brickman. His most recent installation unveiled an extra 200 feet...
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Jed's Other Poem Video
With the dawn of the future just days away (yeah, I'm talking about the iPhone), I couldn't have discovered this interesting lo-fi music video at a more perfect time. Programmed entirely in Applesoft II on a vintage 1979 Apple ][+ with 48K...
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Complexification
This unusual work is made by Jared Tarbell, an artist and programmer from Albuquerque New Mexico. These graphics are all created through computer programs he creates. He says "With an algorithmic goal in mind, I manipulate the work by finely crafting...