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Emergence and Navigating...
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    Emergence and Navigating...
    Develop a generative, emergent process to fill space (2D or 3D) using only black lines. Modify a known process or invent your own. Implement your...
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    Where forward thinking terrestrials share ideas and information about the state of the species, their planet and the universe, living the lives of science fiction. Introduction
    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.
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    Project: Emergence and Navigating Space
    the concept of emergence is somewhat self-referential in this program..... unable to work my brain around the base code (which is shamelessly borrowed from jared tarbell's 'box.fitting' example), i ended up just toying a little with the base code while trying to discover new ways to push the image to a different level. unfortunately, with my insufficient understanding of the base code (and coding in general), the extent to which the final image can be pushed is severely limited...and as a result i mostly only introduced new variables and functions to the base code instead of restructuring the code as to make it work the way i had intended. so at the end of the day the concept of emergence is slightly noticeable in the surfacing of the complex bubbly pattern, which was constructed on a visual basis as a simple program as a opposed to a highly sophisticated program with behavioral attributes and state-of-the-art collision detection.

    NOTE: recording the video either unexpectedly crashes the program, or sometimes causes the program to not run/respond at all. a series of screenshots and the original tablet in the web folder have been provided to compensate for the unexpectedness of this.




    4/ when variables dictating the opacity are set to higher levels
    and the images look more exciting than the program.

    Mon, Jan 28, 2008  Permanent link

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