Apple Rejects Free iPhone Tool For Artists Because of “Minimal User Functionality”

MSA Remote for iPhone from Memo Akten on Vimeo. Since the dawn of computing, developers have been free to create whatever software they can imagine for computers. Windows, Mac, UNIX, Linux, Atari, Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64 – it doesn’t matter. Come up with an idea, and short of doing something destructive on the system, […]

Want Free iPhone Multitouch Communication? Join the Crusade!

MSA Remote for iPhone from Memo Akten on Vimeo. Apple, apparently unclear on what multitouch clients actually are, have chosen to reject Memo Akten’s brilliant-looking MSA Remote client for the iPhone/iPod touch. The free(!) app could empower installations and performances with the standard multi-touch protocol TUIO, as used on the Reactable (and, thus, by Bjork, […]

Peter Kirn - March 16, 2009

ofxMSAPhysics: Open Source C++ 3D Physics Library for OpenFrameWorks, Java Choices?

ofxMSAPhysics v2 from Memo Akten on Vimeo. In a word: yummy. Or maybe that’s “bouncy.” Memo Akten’s brilliant ofxMSAPhysics brings open-source physics programming to the C++-based OpenFrameWorks environment, an artist-friendly combination with an elegant API. Coding physics doesn’t require an advanced degree. See today’s post on the beautiful My Secret Heart to watch this library […]

Peter Kirn - March 16, 2009

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