Go check out people making music and visuals by connecting synths to plants

Peope are finding new, organic inputs for synthesizers – the patterns of leaves, humidity and climate, and even electricity pulsing through your friendly neighborhood plants. It might be just the kind of Earth connection you need right now.

A massive free crash course in visual powerhouse TouchDesigner, including RTX goodies

The Interactive & Immersive HQ has launched a beginner series focused on making expressive media with TouchDesigner. It’s a chance to focus on all the power of that tool while getting over the intimidation. Oh, yeah – and they even cover the latest-and-greatest magic of NVIDIA’s RTX platform. Put that new GPU to work.

Peter Kirn - September 7, 2021

Make that iPhone a futuristic Tricorder, pocket Kinect: ZIG SIM + TouchDesigner

The new iPhones and iOS are three-dimensional instruments, depth-sensing 3D cameras – pure magic. And one of Japan’s top studios has given away a tool that lets you unlock all of that, including with powerful visual app TouchDesigner.

Peter Kirn - January 26, 2021

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