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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
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    Programming Media : References
    Project: Emergence and Navigating Space
    + Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, & the Economic World by Kevin Kelly
    + Turtles, Termites, and Traffic Jams: Explorations in Massively Parallel Microworlds by Mitchel Resnick
    + Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software by Steven Johnson
    + The Computational Beauty of Nature: Computer Explorations of Fractals, Chaos, Complex Systems, and Adaptation by Gary William Flake
    + Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology by Valentino Braitenberg
    + A New Kind of Science by Stephen Wolfram
    + Network Practices by Anthony Burke and Therese Tierney
    + Programming Cultures: Architecture, Art and Science in the Age of Software Development (Architectural Design) by Mike Silver

    + Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists by Casey Reas, Ben Fry
    + Processing: Creative Coding and Computational Art (Foundation) by Ira Greenberg
    + Visualizing Data by Ben Fry
    + The Nature of Code by Dan Shiffman
    + Foundation ActionScript Animation: Making Things Move! (Foundation) by Keith Peters
    + Processing @
    + Processing @ Vimeo
    + Processing @ Flickr
    + Processing Discourse

    + Generator.x
    + Visual Complexity

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    HackerLastPip     Mon, Jan 7, 2008  Permanent link
    Computers, Pattern, Chaos and Beauty by Clifford A. Pickover ( or any book by him) has a lot of useful information on programming fractals of all types.

    Maeda @ Media
    by John Maeda has a lot of wisdom on computer programming / art in general. Useful when you're going crazy at 2 am.