Flash Support Killed in QuickTime 7.3.1 Update

Photo by Andrew. I totally need to see this episode (S18E07). Hmm, someone want to send some Simpsons box sets for my birthday? No? The typical user likely has no idea that Flash is even supported in QuickTime. But VJ apps like ArKaos VJ and other applications (like Max/MSP/Jitter patches that use this support) rely […]

Ridiculous NAMM News: Football Helmet Guitar

NAMM supposedly stands for the “National Association of Music Manufacturers.” It’s purportedly a trade show for music instruments and technology. But, for brief but glorious moments, “NAMM show” translates in English to “ridiculous musical stuff.” Just how ridiculous? We’re talking guitars made out of football helmets. Just in case you think you might extract any […]

Peter Kirn - January 4, 2008

Meet the Stribe: DIY Multi-Touch Controller and Potential Monome Mate

From ribbons to multi-touch, musicians are looking for expressive controllers, ones that allow continuous control for performance. Oh, yeah, and it’s like totally super-cool on the original Star Trek when people run their hands over the Transporter controls and the blinky lights move. I mean, like still super-cool, even in 2008. (Hint: try to look […]

Peter Kirn - January 4, 2008

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