Join us for our monthly gathering of creative developers, designers, hackers, makers and more.
#motion-graphics #animation #math #making #robots #electronics #art #installation #HOLO
7:00pm doors open. Come in and grab a drink from the lovely bartenders at Handlebar!
7:30pm Layer 3: Theoretical Knowledge: "Standing on the shoulders of giants" with Kevin Lam
This month is part three of a three part series about programming motion graphics. Kevin Lam will give a series of talks about the concepts, math and ideas behind complex motion graphics. Demos will make use of EaselJS and the HTML canvas.
- Taylor series for modeling trig functions
- Orthagonal polynomials (summary of Sony Entertainment Playstation division's R&D)
- Using trig identities to compare precision of models
- Precision vs performance trade offs of different sine models
- Look up tables vs real time computation trade offs
8:00 Robot Craft with Nicolas Stedman
Robots are different from other technologies because they are physically dynamic and responsive. This offers unique creative opportunities, but also many complications. I'll discuss my experience working on them.
8:30 Print Scrn with Greg Smith
HOLO is a print periodical that chronicles emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology. HOLO editor Greg J. Smith will discuss the challenges of creating enduring media in an age of ephemerality, drawing on examples from the magazine’s recently released second issue and the team’s online platform CreativeApplications.Net.