vvvv worldwide meetup is tonight, with magical GPU and audio patching inbound

Looking for some nerdy way to celebrate 22.02.2022 ? Well, why not tune into everyone’s favorite palindromic visual dataflow multimedia development environment for Windows? (How’s that for a crowd-pleasing teaser?) And the timing is right for other reasons, too…

Artist uses AI to perfectly fake 70s science fiction pulp covers – artwork and titles

It’s algorithmic, generative 70s sci-fi pulp, courtesy OpenAI. Artist Lewis tells us about how it was done. Meanwhile, see how many friends will pretend to have heard of Neytiri A. Quaritch’s pioneering tome, Green Glass is the Color of the Wind. Whether you’re a hardcore sci-fi fan or have just been rummaging 70s paperbacks at […]

Peter Kirn - February 7, 2022

FFT magic explained with animations and smoothies, not equations

Ah, the Fast Fourier Transform. You see it throughout audio and synthesis. And, of course, it’s the thing that … transforms … things. Faster. It’s a fast way of transforming things. Probably a guy named Fourier was involved. Wait – ever wish you knew more about what an FFT actually is and how it works – or even if you do know, wish you had a better visual reference in your own mind and a way to explain to others?

Peter Kirn - February 4, 2022

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