How to Tell Stories and Guide Players Through Level Design - YouTube
GDC 2015 talk by Blendo Games/Brendo Chung

Some bits about LEVEL DESIGN, guiding the player through architecture / topology / geography.

it's a little too short. It's really too short, i mean, especially for something by/coming from Blendo Games/Brendo Chung.
BlendoGames  gamedev  LevelDesign  idTech 
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"Phil Collins yes, but not that one.This is a strange collaboration/compilation of ambient, electronical, kraut, experimental, industrial, etc.. music with artists like Pye Corner Audio, Heroin In Tahiti, Demdike Stare, David Sylvian just to name few.

A sound installation and collaborative project with a survival station for the homeless in Cologne (color vinyl). "

"Double vinyl & booklet
Format: 30 x 30 cm
Pages: 32
Language: Eng.
Edition of 500 copies
Year: 2015

Texts by: Mark Fisher, Florian Schneider"
16 days ago
Ambient Performances - YouTube
This "Ambient Performances" set is an ongoing playlist-in-progress of live performance videos on YouTube of ambient music by a wide variety of musicians using a wide variety of equipment. There are two rules for it: Rule #1: I'm only including recordings I'd listen to without video. Rule #2: I'm only including recordings where the video gives some meaningful sense of a correlation between what the musician is doing and what the listener is hearing. Note: The list appears in reverse-chronological order, which means that the video listed as #1 is the most recent. When a new video is added, the current #1 becomes #2.
music  ambient  playlists  mixtapes 
21 days ago
More Songs About Buildings
'Sean Booth of the British duo Autechre talks about just about everything but how he and partner, Rob Brown, make music.' (1997)
Autechre  music  unread 
21 days ago
Bjork - Modern Minimalists pt 1 - YouTube
"Modern Minimalists with Björk, 1998

In spring 1998, Björk filmed a Renegade/Dazed TV production for Channel 4, aired later that year. In her segment, called Modern Minimalists With Björk, she interviewed Estonian “holy minimalist” composer Arvo Pärt, along with Homogenic’s glass harmonica player Alasdair Malloy – who opens the documentary – and Finnish electronic experimentalist Mika Vainio, in Barcelona. “What seems to me has happened very much this century,” she says, “especially the later half, is that people have moved away from plots, structures and moved to its complete opposite which is textures. Basically a place to live in or environment or a stillness. It seems to be in this speedy times, the most bravest thing you can do is to be still.” This thinking would lead her away from Homogenic’s grandeur into the smaller, quieter sounds of Vespertine."
21 days ago
I made a 2001-era emoji font! That you can use! – Monica Dinculescu
If you want to use it, you can download the font here, and use it as a font-face:

@font-face {
font-family: og-emoji;
src: url(/fonts/og-dcm-emoji.ttf);
.og {
font-family: og-emoji, sans-serif;
<span class='og'>💥</span>

If you’re going to use it, maybe give me some credit, because I spent an unhealthy amount of time on it. Also, if you’re DoCoMo, please don’t sue me. Emojineering comes only from the ❤.
emoji  font  pixels  NTT-DoCoMo 
21 days ago
(6) The Stairs (2016) - MUBI
Canada, 2016


Three people use their experiences surviving decades of drug use and sex work to help their community. Told over five years, their surprising stories reveal a world often misunderstood.
films  documentary 
24 days ago
(6) Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival (2016) - MUBI

Through the act of story-telling, this documentary operates as a cat cradle of past and speculative futures guided by American philosopher Donna Haraway whose theoretical framework crosses the subjects of science, technology, gender and species, proposing new ways of thinking beyond dualisms.
films  documentary 
25 days ago
Frog To Phone: Instant Emoji Feedback for the Real Web · daily
When I was fixing referrer logs to be fun again I had low expectations – feedback via links is sort of a dying art. Who has time to read web sites and link to them? Seems hard.

The genius of social media style “one click to send feedback” buttons is that it not only lowers the friction of sending feedback, but through smartphone push notifications makes that feedback instantaneous.

The web doesn’t really work that way by default, but I decided I could fake it.

The end result are the little frog, fire and other unicode emoji guys at the bottom of this post. Go ahead and tap/click the one below if you’re impatient – my phone and watch will light up. With a frog.
blogs  notifications  emoji 
25 days ago
Force RGB mode in Mac OS X to fix the picture quality of an external monitor – Mathew Inkson
Maybe something i should have been aware of, years ago, don't know, might be useful / still less troublesome to not run macOS
Macs  Apple  macOS  MacOSX  MonitorsHell 
4 weeks ago
わかめそばmogmog: VivoTab Note 8 で遊ぶ - ArchLinux インストール
64bit Bay Trail Atom CPU & 32 bit UEFI / bootia32.efi / Arch

Follow the Asus T100 several "guides/outlines" for similar systems.

The 32bit Atom SoCs + 32bit UEFI was another good idea (Clover..)
32bitUEFI  Asus  VivoTab  Note8  Linux  arch  AsusT100  notes 
5 weeks ago
Sprites mods - Wifi E-ink display - Second attempt
RE driver board for an old Sony PRS-505's display (Pearl E-Ink?)
e-ink  eink  RE  blogs 
5 weeks ago
Processing on NTC's CHIP
OpenGL ES 2.0 type graphics
Processing's Hardware I/O library works with the CHIP's peripherals.
I2C: The CHIP has two exposed hardware I2C interfaces, TWI1 and TWI2 (see pinout). These correspond to i2c-1 and i2c-2.

Other libraries (OpenCV, OpenKinect, Touchscreen, Video, etc)

See General notes about running Processing on ARM.

Install Processing by running the following in a terminal:

curl | sudo sh
NextThingCo  CHIP  PocketCHIP  Processing  Proce55ing  ARM  ARMv7 
6 weeks ago
Come and Forget the Counterculture, with Johannes Grenzfurthner
Come and Forget, a series of speculative historical erasures, continues with filmmaker and artist Johannes Grenzfurthner. He is one of the founders of Vienna-based monochrom, a group exploring art and theory, as well as directing and hosting festivals on themes including robotic sexuality, food hedonism, and cocktail robotics. His films include the feature documentaries Traceroute (2016) and Glossary of Broken Dreams (2018), and he lectures at the University of Arts and Industrial Design in Linz, and at Leuphana University in Lueneburg. Grenzfurthner is also the creator of the fictitious country of Soviet Unterzoegersdorf.
monochrom-art-group  talks 
7 weeks ago
V · DotCycle
videogame (apparently)
Unity3D + Source + Video playthrough
videogames  weird-games  unity3d 
7 weeks ago
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