Fadecandy on the Making Embedded Systems podcast

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Elecia White on the Making Embedded Systems podcast: Micah Elizabeth Scott (@scanlime) came to talk about Fadecandy, a really neat way to control smart LEDs (NeoPixel, AdaFruit’s term for the WS2812). The conversation ranged from beautiful LED control algorithms and open source embedded projects to triangle tessellations, art, and identity. You can get the full podcast on embedded.fm, iTunes, or... Read More

The Ardent Mobile Cloud Platform

This year I had the pleasure of working on a big art project for Burning Man with a wonderfully talented group of artists and engineers in my community. It started with a simple idea: Let’s bring a variable reach forklift to Burning Man, and put a cloud on it. The project’s tongue-in-cheek Kickstarter video illustrates the concept we were going for: (View on YouTube) In only about two months, we worked hard and this vision took shape.... Read More

High Quality Zen

Announcing High Quality Zen, a batch renderer based on Zen photon garden. I built it as a way to further experiment with this 2D raytracing style, adding animation and color. I created a short video intro in the form of an Amon Tobin music video: Try it yourself: Create art in your browser at zenphoton.com Take a look at the hqz README on GitHub.  Read More

Pinchy scribbles

I bought a Wacom tablet recently.. partly for work, but partly because they’re so rad. I’m definitely no artist, but Paul demanded I post some of my scribbles.  Read More