Monthly Archives: September 2010

Unleashed Devices

The open­ing night par­ty saw this per­former (unfor­tu­nate­ly unknown) play­ing strobes through an audio desk, using delays and effects proces­sors on inter­fer­ence. “Artists Neil Men­doza and Antho­ny Goh extend­ed a 90-year-old typewriter’s func­tion with a micro­con­troller that makes it loud­ly type a reper­toire of phras­es as soon as some­one steps in front of the inter­ac­tive device.” Words such as ‘PleAse lEa vE me alOe… Stop loo­ing at me…’ typed them­selves out, as if it was a timid ghost in the machine.

via Watermans.org.uk

Getting Started with ActionScript 3.0

The goal of this arti­cle is to help accli­mate you to work­ing with Action­Script 3.0. It will focus on using Action­Script 3.0 with­in the Flash CS3 IDE, the first ver­sion of the Flash author­ing envi­ron­ment to sup­port this new ver­sion of Action­Script.

via senocular.com

The Hitch-Hikers Guide To The Galaxy

Released on Sep­tem­ber 14, 1984, this game sold 400,000 copies in ini­tial release, and was No 1 on the best­seller lists for a good part of 1985. Con­sis­tent­ly vot­ed as the fun­ni­est game of all time. The (unof­fi­cial, unfin­ished) sequel is locat­ed here.

via douglasadams.com