Now with a soundtrack. Fullscreen it, if you can.
I forgot to mark off A Tale of Two Cities, which I read last summer. Now I only have two Dickens novels left to read. I should start one soon.
The numbers are proportional to the length of the book (they should be
approximately the number of characters in the novel, in millions).
Each frame is the result of a one dimensional continuous automata. The bottom row of pixels is the initial state of the CA; each frame has a slightly different initial state. The CA is iterated upward, and the "smoothness" of the CA changes gradually throughout.
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I try at the end of each year to go through my movie log and pick out my favorite films that I watched that year. 2013 was not a good year for me, movie-watching wise, but I figured I ought to list something to mark the year. So, here are a few films that were decent that I saw in 2013:
I hope for some better films in 2014.
Each February, starting in 2008, I have attempted to complete the RPM Challenge.
Some health issues, research, teaching and art class keeping me distracted from sound making, but
I got these things out this year.
2. Continuous Automata 2014 - 4:04 - A track created using a continuous automata to make the spectra. I still haven't hit on something I really like with this method; I guess I'll keep trying.
3. Guitar 1- 2:57 - An illustration of a crazy guitar effect I wrote in Csound. It is a quad-envelope-controlled-ring modulation deal.
4. Random Walks GoGo Dancer I - 6:22 - The product of two random walks on a sample from the TV show Dragnet.
5. Random Walks GoGo Dancer II - 5:23 - Another product of two random walks on a sample from the TV show Dragnet.