One human, three machines, rhythm. Also: How it works.
Amsterdam is now home to the world’s first open source restaurant. Everything you see, use and eat is downloaded from Instructables.com.
It’s an experiment in combining free culture with food concepts.
This video shows two AI players battling it out for Tron supremacy as part of the Google AI Challenge.
If you don’t know where to begin, you can try your hand at learning game-AI by playing Ruby Warrior, a roguelike that you play by implementing a Ruby class containing your player’s control logic.
The first of a series of columns by Steven Strogatz on mathematics “from pre-school to grad school”.
“The goal is to give you a better feeling for what math is all about and why it’s so enthralling to those who get it.”
The Evolution of Remix Culture - How Remix is becoming a platform for collective expression by, and conversations between, social groups.
Although I essentially agree with the ideas presented in this video, there is something about expressing ourselves in terms of pop culture that brings to mind Baudrillard’s Simulacrum. But really, I should learn to stop worrying and the love spectacle. :P
Oh, and bonus points for the Glass Bead Game analogy.
Pete Drake - Forever
Analogue AutoTune using a steel guitar.
Learn to use the Scientific Method to deduce specific program behavior and to target, analyze, extract and modify specific operations of a program (mainly for purposes of interoperability).
File under: Information that could one day be illegal to posses (given the current direction of copyright reform).
Why we should champion privacy even when we have nothing to hide.