Category Archives: Ideas

Retro-Futuristic “Better Charts”

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Met with a couple of engineers I’m collaborating with on this crazy Data Viz game world tracking project. This video inspires me for our category “better charts”. How about an animating UI data viz Tron-love chart? I vote yes. qwargill from beeple on Vimeo.

Robotic Space Jellyfish!

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This is one of the most exciting things I’ve seen all day. I’m transmedia obsessed with jellyfish right now. Writing a screenplay about 2 women mysteriously drawn to an immortal jellyfish. An interactive animation project involving a jellyfish character interface & aquatic environment. And now … Read More

Google Web Labs: Data Tracer

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The immortal jellyfish image lives in Denver. Nice to see the pathway drawn between my location and the image. Not sure what the geometric terrain signifies. Clever & smart project. Love to see virtual across-the-world activity reflected on real-worlds, such as the universal orchestra project. … Read More

AR Storytelling Possibility – Animated Paintings on Walls

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Animators have been doing projections on walls for years. This is not new. However, I can see how this type of approach could be well applied to Augmented Reality story-telling around a city or in a building. SCIB Paints ‘Sherif and Amina’ from Ubik on … Read More

Poddles – a similar working demo @ MIT

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Poddles is a rapid prototype that Lauren Fenton, Meryl Alper, Harsh Vathsangam, and I designed for the 2011 Annenberg Symposium at USC. These digital toy blocks have embedded LCD touch screens which respond to one-another. Users can draw or download pre-made animated designs which can move … Read More

Camera Projection Record Player Zoetropes

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I’m loving following this guy’s blog progress on his Record Player Zoetropes. The latest one uses camera projection, which I’m getting into for a Vision & Voices projection at USC. Deceptively simple. Battles – IPT2 – 3D Zoetrope Mapping from Retchy on Vimeo.

Mobile 3D!

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2011 is the year for mobile glasses-free (Autostereoscopy) 3D. In addition to the Nitendo 3DS, 3D Capable Phones are in the works. I’ll be taking a 3DS stereoscopic game development course this Spring. The main questions to consider, addressed in a USC work group yesterday, … Read More

Tele-Memory Scape

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Installation as part of Vision & Voices – Animated Spaces group show at the University of Southern California in April 2009. Tele-Memory Scape from Amanda Tasse on Vimeo. The installation, in a narrow hallway, consisted of a series of frames, with timelapse clouds projected on … Read More

LED Coral Reef Prototype

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Coral Reef LED Prototype from Amanda Tasse on Vimeo. The Coral Reef LED prototype was designed by Amanda Tasse & Kyla Gorman. We programmed LED’s to flash at different patterns. When light was flashed on various photoresisters, the LED light patterns changed, to mimic a … Read More

Danielle Aubert Design – Excel Art

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I’m a bit late to notice this.  Young Detroit area designer, Danielle Aubert, works with text, abandoned technology from failing businesses, low tech.   Fresh!  See a portion of her time-lapse of excel art (4.5 months, 1 per day) here: a book made of images I … Read More