Set today’s solar eclipse to sound, with music picks, data, and NASA

Musical ritual has long been tied to the magic of the skies. So it’s fitting today’s total solar eclipse will be set to sound.

Watch a Hacklab Merge Science and Live Music Technology: MusicMakers

Documentary MusicMakers Hacklab at CTM Festival 2015 from CDM on Vimeo. With computers and electricity or without it, musical performance has the potential to be expressive, powerful, immediate. Making music live in front of an audience demands spontaneous commitment. What technology can allow us to is to wire up that potential to other fields in […]

Peter Kirn - May 8, 2015

JavaFX 1.0 API Arrives, but Vastly Incomplete

We really do need a new rich Internet platform. We need more seamless platforms that work across operating systems and mobile devices. And, in an issue extremely relevant to this site, we need development tools that make it easier for artists of all kinds to create media software and digital artwork and performance tools. The […]

Peter Kirn - December 5, 2008

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