Yearly Archives for 2008

Tinker.it talk, This Happened #6, Doodle Earth

I was over in London recently to check out a couple of talks that were taking place as part of Onedotzero’s Adventures in Motion festival. First up was a presentation about digital means of creating music, controlling music and creating … Continue reading

28. November 2008 by Kieran
Categories: Arduino, Design, Physical Computing, Processing, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Analog vs Digital & Music Interfaces @ DEAF 08

Yesterday I headed to the Digital Hub in Dublin to listen to some talks about making music and to watch a film screening, all these were happening as part of the Dublin Electronic Arts Festival.

27. October 2008 by Kieran
Categories: Hacking, Music | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bionic Roshambo on Arcade Heroes

Many thanks to Arcade Heroes for featuring my Bionic Roshambo game on their blog. I definately recommend adding their site to your rss feed, an excellent resource.

08. October 2008 by Kieran
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7workshops7 at 1scale1

I was over in Sweden last month attending 7workshops7 organised by 1scale1, a research lab based in Malmö city. The workshops were all about interaction design and prototyping with open source hardware and software tools, mainly arduino, processing , reacTIVision, … Continue reading

15. September 2008 by Kieran
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Reverse Graffiti

Reverse Graffiti is something totally original and organic, Paul “Moose” Curtis uses a powerwasher and stencils to create his art, cleaning the grime off polluted city walls to create murals of scenic forest vistas. This video clip is from an … Continue reading

01. August 2008 by Kieran
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Video Circuit Bending Workshop

So the annual Darklight festival happened again in Dublin, one of the events I attended there was a video circuit bending workshop by Karl Klomp organised by DATA. Over two days participants found out about uncovering visual glitches in video … Continue reading

15. July 2008 by Kieran
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Hacking Toys into Tangible Controllers

Here are some recent projects from my Multimedia Group Project module for year 2 of the Creative Multimedia degree at DKIT. The student groups were each given a toy and assigned the task of hacking it together with a keyboard … Continue reading

16. June 2008 by Kieran
Categories: Electronics, Hacking, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , , , , | 9 comments

ARGjacking 815

Back in December 2007 ABC launched ‘Find 815‘, the second alternate realty game promoting Emmy award winning TV series ‘Lost‘. In the first interactive part of the experience a laptop screen was shown full of fictitious email addresses. One of … Continue reading

10. June 2008 by Kieran
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Zbrush Zhead

I downloaded the Zbrush demo and sculpted this head… it was fun to make, the process is very organic – you start off with a sphere and mould it like you would a piece of clay… this is pretty basic … Continue reading

29. April 2008 by Kieran
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Bleeps on Wax

I’ve had a short loop I made in LSDJ on the Nintendo Gameboy included as a locked groove (infinitely repeating loop) on the Minimalizm v4 compilation. I always wanted to have some sound I made pressed onto wax, then I … Continue reading

22. March 2008 by Kieran
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