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Archive for May, 2007

Sound and Light with jbum

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Things I talked about at last night’s Creative Talk at Yahoo! in Santa Monica, and some relevant links. A magic trick: Can software make you cry? My search for meaning in computer-generated art. Randomness Information Theory and Perception Kaleidoscopes Complexity without randomness Computer generated circular art […]


Sunday, May 13th, 2007

From my post on Geek Dad: Doing magic with your kids is one of the more excellent things you can do as a father. For one thing, kids are a truly appreciative audience, and if you’re an amateur like me, probably the only truly appreciative audience you will ever actually get! Also, kids can be […]

See KrazyDad @ Yahoo!, Santa Monica

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

I’ll be giving a free lecture on the “Creative Use of Flash” at Yahoo! in Santa Monica, on Wednesday, May 23rd. You can get the full event details here. This is the first installment of a “Creative Talks” lecture series that is being put together by Yahoo! creatives Jeff Hurlow and Jens Jonason. I haven’t […]

My Upcoming Flash Classes

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

I’m teaching two summer classes at Art Center, in Pasadena. For professionals with some Flash experience, my night class “Interactive Toys: Advanced Toys” (7 weeks, starting Thursday May 17th) offers a chance to learn Actionscript, and make a variety of software toys, interactive widgets and games. Visit the Art Center at Night website for more […]