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