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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...
    Now playing SpaceCollective
    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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    Network Code
    Project: Emergence and Navigating Space
    // This is general, simple code for each element to be "aware"
    // of every other element. Specifically, it draws a line from each
    // node to every other node.

    Node[] nodes;

    void setup() {
    size(600, 600);
    nodes = new Node[6];
    for (int i = 0; i < nodes.length; i++) {
    nodes[i] = new Node(random(width), random(height), 10, nodes, i);

    void draw() {
    for (int i=0; i < nodes.length; i++) {

    class Node {
    float x;
    float y;
    float diameter;
    Node[] otherNodes;
    int id;

    Node (float xin, float yin, float din, Node[] others, int idin) {
    x = xin;
    y = yin;
    diameter = din;
    otherNodes = others;
    id = idin;

    void connect() {
    for (int i=id; i < nodes.length; i++) {
    line(x, y, otherNodes[i].x, otherNodes[i].y);

    void display() {
    ellipse(x, y, diameter, diameter);


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    HackerLastPip     Fri, Jan 25, 2008  Permanent link
    In case anyone was curious about the code Robert used in some of his videos, I found some source code.

    EDIT: a lot more code.
    in particular this and this and this