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Jim Bumgardner at Gel

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Near the end of last April, I spoke at the Gel (Good Experience Live) conference, in New York. Here is evidence, in the form of a couple of video excerpts. Here’s the first part of my presentation, in which I draw attention to the lowly screen saver and talk about my fascination with random numbers. […]

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: http://www.coverpop.com/mindpower/ Can software make you cry? My search for meaning in computer-generated art. Randomness http://krazydad.com/bestiary/bestiary_random_pixels.html http://www.krazydad.com/blog/2005/05/04/three-johns-on-randomness/ Information Theory and Perception http://www.krazydad.com/blog/2005/05/19/entropy-motion-graphics/ http://www.krazydad.com/blog/2005/08/01/information-theory-and-art/ Kaleidoscopes http://www.krazydad.com/blog/2007/04/16/kaleidoscope-842/ http://krazydad.com/windows_freebies.php Complexity without randomness http://www.krazydad.com/blog/2007/04/02/fibonacci-logos/ Computer generated circular art http://www.flickr.com/photos/krazydad/sets/95767/ […]

See KrazyDad at GEL conference

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

I’ll be one of the presenters at next week’s GEL conference in NYC. This is my first GEL conference and it sounds quite interesting. Each of the presenters only gets 20 minutes to speak, so we’re forced to ‘come to the nut’ pretty quickly. I’m planning on exacerbating the information-overload of the poor, addled attendees […]