Lately I’ve been working on a tool with my Friend Valentin Drown ( @valentindown on twitter ). We’ve been dabbling with creating a generative typography toolkit to allow export their own remixes of typefaces. We created a simple tool that lets you layout words as blocks, to use any .ttf or .otf font on your …

Earlier today I finally got around to trying out ofxTimeline, a nifty little addon to use timeline animations inside Open Frameworks. I had heard a lot about it at art && code and I loved the idea of having a programmable timeline tool. I also wanted to continue my exploration of GLSL and working with …

Lately I’ve been reading more entrepenuer and business related books. I thought it migh tbe helpful for myself and other if I started to share my thoughts on some of them and provide some insight for perspective readers. Purple Cow by Seth Godin was lent to me by a colleague at Helios Interactive and it …

Tomorrow I give my presentation to FITC Toronto 2012. In the spirit of open source, and sharing and all that I thought a good idea might be to upload the PDF to slideshare and share a link to my github with my examples. Unfortunately I couldn’t embed my videos via slideshare but that’s a small …

I am very excited to announce that I will be speaking during FITC 2012 ! I have attended FITC three times and it will be good to go back and see what amazing things the community is up too. It’s also interesting to note that there are several open frameworks workshop and lectures this year …

I’m very pleased to announce that today Helios Interactive is releasing it’s first Open Source project ! Since I started at Helios Interactive one of my main initiatives from the beginning was to open source as many projects as possible to give back to the community. The Table Top project open sourced was originally an informational touch …

ART && Code 3d just finished wrapping up at Carnegie Mellon University. The theme of DIY 3d sensing brought in lots of interesting workshops and ideas including, but not limited to: 3d printing, hassle-free projection calibration, Teledildonics ( controllng dildos with arduinos ) , training athletes and dancers, and monitoring hospital patients. All of this …

I had been wanting to do some sound driven animations and visualizers for a while but had always managed to put it off for one thing or another. I had looked at some options and ended up using ofxFFT addon by Kyle McDonald. After quickly looking through his example  was able to create some of …

As part of learning Open Frameworks I’ve been porting over simple examples from other languages such as actionscript or processing. This example is inspired from the post the  RGB Sinks and Spring post from flashAndMath.com. The code is actually much simpler in open frameworks because of overloaded operators.

I’ve been tinkering with the Kinect and I wanted to release what applications I had been able to create. I was inspired from other people’s examples and forum posts and wanted to contribute back what I could. All the examples are on my github to ensure that I’ll be able to easily update them in …