Month: February 2015

23
Feb

Help Spuddy the Snow Woman Take a Trip around the World

The recent snow was plentiful but too cold to do much building. On Saturday, though, some light snow turned into sleet and rain which melted the top layer enough to make it finally start sticking together. My 4-year-old, ever the snow trooper, wanted to make sure we took advantage of this small window, and the […]

12
Feb

Zen for JPG

I’m a fan of the Moviebarcode Tumblr blog, which creates elegant “barcode” versions of movies and other visual media. Conceptually, it’s similar to what Lev Manovich does with image sets and that I and my DGST 101 students tried to replicate last semester. Instead of shrinking each frame into pixels on a tapestry, moviebarcode squeezes […]

3
Feb

Four Responses to #!

When I first read Nick Montfort’s #!, I shared my initial response via Twitter in the form of a Perl one-liner. Since I’m teaching #! this semester, I’ve been taking a second look and growing in my appreciation and understanding of the Perl poems in particular, so I thought I’d revisit that review and expand […]