PV3D to Unity

No, this isn’t a little chant I’m working on — I see I’m not the only one… Carlos Ulloa – of Flash/3d/MiniCooper fame (how many people getting into Pv3d would just spend part of their day driving that thing around in his banner) — has also been playing with the sweetness that is Unity3d. Unity3d…

Gumbo == Flash Builder

Flash Builder / Flex 4 / Gumbo

Adobe recently announced that Flex will now be known by Flash Builder; my feelings about this are mixed however.  There were many times I had to explain the differences between Flex and Flash (and, saying ‘Flash’ in that sentence I mean the capital ‘F’ Flash CS4 authoring vs the little ‘f’ flash which is the compiled output), as well as explain in the end that there really WAS no difference as it was all flash in the end (note the little ‘f’).

Neptune’s Fields: Wax

Recorded back in 1991-ish on my Fostex 1/4″ reel — the drums, mic’d with plastic Radioshack mics, and bounced down to stereo (while in the room with the drums), stereo bounce down of some bass/guitar combo, single harmoica track, 2 single guitar noodlings, and the main vox by Tom was recorded tiny and thin.. so…

Papervision 3d in Flex

Have to say it’s quite fun — sort of reminds me of the old Director3d — or at the least the stuff that Barry Swan was coding as billboards before Director added true 3d support. I’m writing a class for it for a sort of flipping card interface; I’ve seen this done before in Flash…

How I Love You Flex

I’m working on a Flex front end talking to a Crestron backend – and one of the things we’re doing is creating templates of different devices, one being a family of Crown amplifiers, each of which might have 2, 4 or 8 channels of audio to display. Each channel starts out with a Crestron join, but the next channel up it’s join begins at 21+ from the previous channel’s (if you know Crestron you’ll know what I mean).

Scratching Augmented Reality

I caught this post over on Peter Kirn’s Create Digital Music that shows another example of Augmented Reality being used in an extremely cool way.  Todd Vanderlin updates us on his little virtual dj projects and demonstrates how he’s using augmented reality for his scratching.  Now the only scratching I know would usually entail some…

geek tech: the sixth sense

Was watching this insane video from TED where Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry of MITâ??s Fluid Interfaces Lab show how one can become a gargoyle from Neal Stephensonâ??s â??Snow Crashâ??: wearable tech that is the aware of the userâ??s environment – for instance projecting amazonâ??s rating of a book one is thinking of purchasing, or…

Un-Christian Bale

Thereâ??s a little audio clip of Christian Bale losing it on the set of Terminator 4 that started floating around on the internet yesterday, this link courtesy of Tyler Durdenâ?¦ Whatâ??s sweet is that only 12 hours later, DJ RevoLucian has already set it to music so that you can your groove on while CB…