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Archive for September, 2009

An Aardvark Potpourri

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

I thought I’d post a few of my recent Aardvark answers here. Aardvark is a social network in which people ask and answer a variety of questions, using either instant messaging clients or email. Q. If I weigh 225, is purchasing a Vespa still a good idea? Will it hold me? A. This guy looks […]

First Families

Friday, September 25th, 2009

The White House posted an interesting Flickr set of 134 photos of the First Family taken with various world leaders at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I thought I’d have a little fun with it. Here’s all the photos, in sequence, with the President roughly aligned. It must be tough holding that pose for so […]

Make your own mosaics

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

I recently built an experimental Interactive Mosaic Maker on my Coverpop website. It allows you to build Coverpop mosaics, standard photo mosaics, and composite images from Flickr photos. Prolific Flickrer Leo Reynolds has been playing with it and produced some nice work, including this mosaic of cemetery symbols! You can see the latest creations made […]

Composite Peppers

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you took all the tracks from a Beatle album, and stretched them all to the same length and played them all at the same time? I did. This is the result. Composite Peppers Now you know why this isn’t done more often! By the way, all the […]

Open Mic at Jones Coffee, Friday 9-11

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

I’ve started a monthly open-mic event at Jones Coffee, in Pasadena, to be held the second Friday of each month. The first one on a memorable date – my wife’s birthday. This open-mic is intended to be singer/songwriter focused, but other performers (poets, comics) are welcome – we can always use variety! There is an […]