BBC Model B portraits.
Still a way to go until I’ve got the code where I want it, but here we are drawing photos on the Beeb in 4 colour MODE 1 and super wide pixel MODE 2 with a whole 8 colours.
Always fun to get stuck into a bit of BASIC, especially as I understand programming a lot more than I did when I was 10.
I posted an update about “Flambient” the image filter thing I tinker with now and then…
"From an art point of view it’s because I really liked The Woodcutter by Kazimir Severinovich Malevich which I studied while doing art … A pioneer of geometric abstract art and the originator of the Suprematist movement, "…an art movement, focused on basic geometric forms, such as circles, squares, lines, and rectangles, painted in a limited range of colors."
Flambient clearly isn’t that, but the Woodcutter has stayed with me all this years and was definitely one the main reasons for this next small evolution in design.”
Full blogpost: A Flambient update, now with gradients and Russia.
This was one of my favourite places in London, the BRIG. Half BERG and half Really Interesting Group. Lunches round this table with smart, curious people.
This day (the photo at the top) James was setting up balloons (of course) out in the back, structures of helium and string with mugs used to stop them flying away. Upon which…
"We choose to …… in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard."
…which sums up the spirit of all those I know playing along this strange edge of technology.
I have pretty much no idea what this is but I still want one, if it was about 1/4 of the size.
After having the DK2 sitting on my desk for a while (and playing Elite: Dangerous) finally having some time to write some code with it.
I think a 3D immersive visualscape for the Guardian Ambient Headline Radio is in order.
Episode 4 of the the experimental audio dairy.
In which I read “A Rule Is To Break, a Child’s Guide to Anarchy”, by John Seven and Jana Christy as a bedtime story to Isobel and Zachary.
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