Posts Tagged ‘Tools’

May 14th, 2012

Pulse Width Modulation

Picture of circuit

After building a piece at Franconia Sculpture Park last year, I’ve been looking for ways to add more functionality to its electronic component. The sculpture consists of an array of solar panels feeding 2 car batteries and these in turn feeding an array of LED tubes and a couple of power outlets (USB and 120 […]

December 14th, 2010

TV snow with Adobe After Efects

Using After Effects for the first time is akin to driving a sports car for the first time. You don’t know what you’re doing, but it feels great and you can’t believe how powerful and smooth the damn machine can be… I followed this tutorial, added a third layer with the “Add grain” effect, and […]

October 11th, 2010

Vast Array at Exit Art

photo of installation

So either by accident or by design, Herb Tam, Lauren Rosati, Papo Colo and Jeanette Ingberman have created what is probably the most computer-friendly exhibition I have seen without plugging in anything more that a couple of light bulbs.

August 7th, 2010

Lady Gaga vs Anthony

Today I was watching a performance that has nothing to do with the two people above, but made me go into a mental diatribe that pit the two against each other. The show was this one, and I am not going to go into it–I think the NY Times did a good enough job …