Archive for January, 2005

snowflake-a-thon entry

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

this is a jpeg of my plan for the snowflake-athon! i hope to put some
screen captures from the running application here soon too.

the basic concept for this piece is that there is a supreeme being up in the sky some where drafting individual unique snowflakes in the sky. after each
snowflake has been carefully designed, […]

Weekend in review

Monday, January 10th, 2005

this weekend i did some war-driving for the first time. it amazes me how many open access points there are in the world, even in rural southern ma. i was out in the woods. it was a nice way to get some internet connection to download the python image library and documentation.
i also spent […]

more geek notes

Wednesday, January 5th, 2005

more command line goodness in os X:
open - open a file with the finder (or supply app name with -a)
say - speak an item (pipe commands output to speach) even better yet, use the -o option and have the output of saved to an aiff file.
pbcopy - pipe commands to the system clipboard (ls | pbcopy)
pbpaste - pipe commands […]

IAP Bubble extravaganza

Wednesday, January 5th, 2005

we won a council for the arts grant to build a bubble machine installation on campus. we are using the funds to run an IAP workshop to complete the project. MIT students and other community members are all invited to participate.
the goal is to build a wind powered bubble machine which will blow bubbles […]

pictures of california xmass

Wednesday, January 5th, 2005

california was excellent, images from my trip here: calixmas