Tag Archives: software

Mike Matas: A next-generation digital book – Mike Matas

Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad — with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play with. The… Read more »

Golan Levin makes art that looks back at you – Golan Levin

Golan Levin, an artist and engineer, uses modern tools — robotics, new software, cognitive research — to make artworks that surprise and delight. Watch as sounds become shapes, bodies create… Read more »

Jonathan Harris collects stories – Jonathan Harris

At the EG conference in December 2007, artist Jonathan Harris discusses his latest projects, which involve collecting stories: his own, strangers', and stories collected from the Internet, including his amazing… Read more »

George Dyson at the birth of the computer – George Dyson

Historian George Dyson tells stories from the birth of the modern computer — from its 17th-century origins to the hilarious notebooks of some early computer engineers.

Jonathan Harris: the Web's secret stories – Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris wants to make sense of the emotional world of the Web. With deep compassion for the human condition, his projects troll the Internet to find out what we're… Read more »

Anand Agarawala demos BumpTop – Anand Agarawala

Anand Agarawala presents BumpTop, a user interface that takes the usual desktop metaphor to a glorious, 3-D extreme, transforming file navigation into a freewheeling playground of crumpled documents and clipping-covered… Read more »

Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos Photosynth – Blaise Aguera y Arcas

Blaise Aguera y Arcas leads a dazzling demo of Photosynth, software that could transform the way we look at digital images. Using still photos culled from the Web, Photosynth builds… Read more »

Ze Frank's nerdcore comedy – Ze Frank

Performer and web toymaker Ze Frank delivers a hilarious nerdcore standup routine, then tells us what he's seriously passionate about: helping people create and interact using simple, addictive web tools.

Mena Trott on blogs – Mena Trott

The founding mother of the blog revolution, Movable Type's Mena Trott, talks about the early days of blogging, when she realized that giving regular people the power to share our… Read more »

Golan Levin on software (as) art – Golan Levin

Engineer and artist Golan Levin pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with audiovisuals and technology. In an amazing display, he shows two programs he wrote to perform his original compositions.