The beauty of wind organs, and how to make one yourself out of recycled materials

The acoustic principles are the same as wind instruments (and pipe organs). But there’s something eerily beautiful about wind organs – and they’re easy enough to make. bassling from Australia sends in this how-to from Australia, to get you started. There, of course, it’s fall, meaning this could be viewed in the “spooky Halloween” territory […]

Holodeck DJ: I played techno on an XR stage – here’s what it was like

There are cameras. There’s video and 3D. What happens when you create a futuristic mixed reality space that combines them, live? I headed to a cavernous northern New Jersey warehouse to find out.

Peter Kirn - April 6, 2020

42 Hours of Buckminster Fuller might be just the vision we need right now

Electronic creativity has always embraced futurism – not uncritical futurism, but visionary imagination that leads out of apocalypse and dystopia. So there’s no time like the present for someone like Buckminster Fuller.

Peter Kirn - August 7, 2019

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