Beatboxing Man + Machine: Watch Humanelectro’s Sigma Project

shockleewebpic_humanelectroUsing MIDI gloves paired up with a Leap Motion Controller and armed with a curious tech crew Japanese beatboxer Ryo Fujimoto is using his body to master the new digital arts by becoming a human interface.

Electrical signals radiate from the body of Ryo Fujimoto via the various sensors that are connected to his face, arms, and hands. These sensors track heart rate, muscle movement, and finger positions in real-time. The data is then converted directly into audio and visuals, thereby allowing the expressive unification of man and machine, and the birth of “Σ [SIGMA]“.

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The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be: Listen To This Historic Steve Jobs Speech From 1983

This talk was given by Steve Jobs on June 15th, 1983 at the International Design Conference [IDCA] in Aspen, Colorado where the theme appropriately was, The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be.

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Illustration By Graham Erwin

Graham Erwin is an illustrator, designer, and screen printer from Columbus, Ohio. His pieces highlight his love for symmetry, hand lettering, and flat shapes. Nearly all the work begins with a graphite drawing which is scanned, then vectorized using Illustrator, and textured in Photoshop.

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WebGL: The Technology Behind Danger Mouse’s New Video ’3 Dreams of Black’

WebGL is a new open-source web technology that extends the capability of javaScript to bring hardware accelerated 3D graphics [real-time compositing, procedural drawing, 3D canvas rendering] to the browser without installing additional software. Videos made with WebGL can now bring an added level of interactivity to the users via their web browser.

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