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Remembering Bob Moog, One Year Later: 20-second “Moment”, Foundation Established, Moog Museum, Moogcasts

A year after the passing of Bob Moog, Moog Music and the Bob Moog Memorial Foundation are remembering his legacy. In musical memorium, Moog Music is encouraging radio stations to play a twenty second Moog Voyager composition. I’ll be interested to hear how many radio stations take them up on the offer; if they’re pressed […]

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Data Mining for Fun and Projection

I pulled Digg from my RSS reader soon after they opened up more categories a month or so ago. That site was killed by Popular Website: Retard Influx Syndrome faster than anything I’ve ever seen. So I wasn’t up to date enough to check out the 20 million “private” search queries AOL published before it […]

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Mac OS X 10.5: 64-Bit Features, Automatic Backup, Bundled Software, Virtual Desktops, Animation, More

Live from the WWDC keynote with CDM’s own Lee Sherman, Apple has the latest on their new operating system release: OS X is 64-bit, top to bottom: Here’s a real demonstration of the difference between Apple and Microsoft. Windows XP x64 has been a mess; virtually no one has adopted it (despite some advocacy on […]

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Workshop and Studio Discount in Brooklyn for Create Digital Motion Readers

3rd Ward, the workspace/studio/gallery in Brooklyn where I’ll be giving a class on interactive Mac design later this month, is offering a discount code for Create Digital Motion readers, if you happen to be here in the New York area: Enter code PK0806 to receive a 10% discount on a 3-month trial membership or 1 […]

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Firefox Code, Visualized as On-screen Abstract Art

You’ve seen the Disney version of going inside the computer and seeing what happens, via Tron. Adam Marks has created an interactive art piece that visualizes the functions of actual computer software; in the samples below, code operating in Firefox. calltrace At the center of the work is Valgrind, a Linux-based debugger and profiler. Call […]

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MTP, Portable Player Standard? Microsoft’s McLauchlan Sets Us Straight

Portable music player technology isn’t as simple as it once was. With digital music files have come new restrictions from the music labels on how music is played and transferred, as well as discussion of various specifications for connecting devices to computers. In a June 16 story on Platform-Agnostic Drag-and-Drop Music Listening, I suggested lovers […]

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Free Workshops, Cool Events at Manchester UK’s Futuresonic; Correspondents Wanted!

If you’re anywhere near Manchester, England, you’ll want to clear your schedule for 20-23 July (and thereabouts). The upcoming Futuresonic festival has been all over my inbox, and it looks really cool, especially since it supplements the usual talks and presentations with some very useful free workshops: Futuresonic: Social Technologies Summit The keynote is by […]

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Liberate Portable Music Players: UMS, MTP, and Platform-Agnostic Drag-and-Drop Music Listening

My first MP3 player, an original Creative Labs Nomad (one of the first MP3 players), was simple to operate. I took MP3s I’d ripped and dropped them on the device like a drive. So, what’s happened since then? Now music players have grown much more complex, deeply tied to Digital Rights Management. Some new Windows […]

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CDM Forums: Discover New Music, Share Your Work, and Find Collaborators

By popular request, we’ve launched a new forum for Create Digital Music (and, soon, Create Digital Motion): Share Your Work – CDM Forums If you want to hear fellow CDM readers’ music, share your own, show off your crazy new interactive installation or VJ reel, look for collaborators to work on a song or to […]

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