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Aaron Koblin - Work

Aaron Koblin - Work

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Algorithmic 3D, Algorithmic, Art, Audio-Reactive, Computational Design, Design, Generative, Graphic Design, Inspiration, Java, OpenGL, Particles,, Reza, Simulation, Special Effects, Technology, vfx, Visuals March 14, 2012 My interpretation of the emoticon “OMG” for Samsung’s Noteworthy Project: 3D, Art, code art, Data Visualization, Design, Inspiration, Java, OpenGL, Particles,, Reza, Special Effects, vfx, Visualization, Visuals, VJ Magneto: An Exploration of Lorentz Force Windows Desktop UI Concept Posted by Sputnik8 on February 24, 2012 10:24 pm This is a desktop concept that I’ve recently put together for fun. I thought I’d post a few screens to see what people here think.

The University of Chicago Magazine: Features Jason Salavon churns raw data through computer programs to make distinctive art. By Brooke E. O’Neill, AM’04 Photography by Dan Dry Albuquerque: Machine Wilderness Thank you to everyone who made ISEA2012 an amazing success! "'Machine Wilderness'...conveyed a consciousness of consequence, a sense that new technologies can yield earth-changing results, that artistic vision can drive such technologies to such results, and that usefulness, and especially useful transformation, is a form of beauty." - Peter Frank, Huffington Post In September, 2012, the worlds of art, science and technology came together in Albuquerque, New Mexico for a six day, international conference, which kicked off a season-long exhibition and series of public programs around the region. ISEA2012 Albuquerque: Machine Wilderness was the 18th International Symposium on Electronic Art.

Takeshi Murata Made An Animated Sculpture That Melts Into Itself This past weekend, digital-art impresario Takeshi Murata premiered new work at gallery Ratio 3's space at the Frieze art fair. The artist is known for distorting and manipulating videos into chaotic-yet-stunning pieces of colorful geometry, and while his new work, Melter 3-D, is short on color, it is undoubtedly a work of incredible form—especially as it never maintains a consistent one, despite being physical. Melter 3-D is by definition a zoetrope, a device that produce the illusion of motion from a rapid succession of static pictures, but it's tangible. In other words, the installation is a sculptural animation. Zim and Zou Official poster of the SXSW Film Festival 2014 (Austin, Texas). In collaboration with Gravillis. Austin's symbols : - Paramount Theater - Food Trailer Parks - South Congress Bridge bats (- The Texas Capitol) "Our goal was to create a poster that did not feel like it could be easily digitally reproduced. Ultimately, we wanted to embrace the 'do-it-yourself' ethos that SXSW has shown each year with their creative and imaginative footprint at the festival.” -Gravillis Inc. Direction, Crafts, Illustration2014 The French NGO Ecofolio, who works to show the benefits of recycling, asked the agency June21 to promote this idea in a national print campaign.

Meaningful Transitions // Home Meaningful Transitions - Motion Graphics in the User Interface »Meaningful Transitions - Motion Graphics in the User Interface« deals with the use of animations in the user interface. It documents transitions in a clustered way to show at which point transitions can be a helpful extension to a static user interface, because of cognitive benefits to enhance the user experience. The purpose of Meaningful Transitions is to illustrate the process of the interaction and the structure of the user interface. They focus on specific events, or clarifying the user's interaction by animation.

Is Hip-Hop Making You Stupid? The Hip Hop Word Count Breaks It Down What can rap lyrics teach us about our culture? Tahir Hemphill, a lifelong hip-hop enthusiast, has spent the past four years compiling an “ethnographic database” of hip-hop lyrics to answer that question. Comprising more than 40,000 songs spanning from 1979 to present day, Hemphill’s exhaustive archive makes up the project Hip-Hop Word Count, a searchable rap resource that analyzes lyrics and assigns various metadata to them, such as time, geographic location, word count, syllable count, and readability. By indexing every metaphor, simile, cultural reference, meme and socio-political idea, the Hip-Hop Word Count charts a geography of language and aims to chronicle the migration of ideas throughout rap’s history. It’s a resource that can help answer probing socio-economic questions like, “How does the rise in slang terms for money used in hip-hop lyrics correlate to U.S. poverty levels?” Tell us about the Hip-Hop Word Count.

Scientists reconstruct speech through soundproof glass by watching a bag of potato chips Your bag of potato chips can hear what you're saying. Now, researchers from MIT are trying to figure out a way to make that bag of chips tell them everything that you said — and apparently they have a method that works. By pointing a video camera at the bag while audio is playing or someone is speaking, researchers can detect tiny vibrations in it that are caused by the sound. When later playing back that recording, MIT says that it has figured out a way to read those vibrations and translate them back into music, speech, or seemingly any other sound.

Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for BioThemes This post was originally published in 2011 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated. It must be well over a year since I created the BioThemes logo, but the BioThemes website has finally launched with a bang so I thought I’d pull out my logo design to share my design process with you guys and girls. The BioThemes logo was pretty different to the majority of logos I’ve worked on in the past, which made it a super interesting project.

connections On Twitter last night, I came across something fascinating, via Maria at Brainpickings. (Always a source of fascinating bits.) It was an amazing visualization of the interactions of characters in the Iliad, and how they change throughout the book, by Argentinian designer Santiago Ortiz. Colorful Psychedelic Installations of Sugar and Candy by Pip & Pop “I saw a dream like this” at Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide 2013. Photos by Andre Castellucci and Pip & Pop “Through a hole in the mountain” at MT Kurashiki, Japan 2014. Photos by Keizo Kioku “Candy Lab” at Mediamatic, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2014.

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