ProFORMA Model Acquisition: "Passive" 3D Scanning

3D modelling is one of my visualist achilles heels. I don’t seem to have the kind of brain which can deconstruct objects into geometric solids. So it comes as no surprise that I’m extremely interested in 3D scanning (CDMo tag). We’ve previously looked at the work of Kyle McDonald, who’s dealing in “Structured Light” scanning. […]

Trifonic’s Music, Beat Slicing Technique, Free Bass Patch

Trifonic: Editing Beats – Part 1 from Next Step Audio on Vimeo. No more secrets: that could well sum up the zeitgeist of music making in 2010. So it is that Trifonic, aka virtuoso beatmeister brothers Brian and Laurence Trifon of San Francisco, share their technique for chopping up and glitching out audio. Their new […]

Peter Kirn - January 4, 2010

VLMC, Open Source Video Editing from VLC Creators – QuickTime Pro Replacement?

Screenshot of an early build by goatmilk on reddit. Some open source software, fairly or unfairly, has acquired a reputation for being “poor man’s” clones of commercial projects, outside the popular acceptance of Linux servers and Firefox browsers. Video software, worse, has typically been labeled unusable, because of the primitive state of some early projects. […]

Peter Kirn - January 4, 2010

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