David Pescovitz at 8:41 am Wed, Jan 2, 2013
Trevor Alyn demonstrates the surreality of slit-scan video as created with his Slit-Scan Movie Maker app. (Thanks, Dustin Hostetler!)
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.
TAGS: app video Weird
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It’s not an iOS app, it’s a Mac OS app:
Requirements: OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor
happy to be of such humble service!
This is really cool, but, like HDR photography, I think the allure might wear off once you see it everywhere.
Some of us already do.
Jeepers, that’s freaky.
Huh, they have this as one of the toys in Kinect Party. Neat to know its name and history.
Okay, who slipped the acid in my coffee!
Requirements: about 100mg of vitamin K. :)
And lo we have seen all we ever needed to see of slit scan video.
Zbigniew Rybczynski - The Fourth Dimension (1988)
Everything old is new again.
this is how they made apple maps
Pretty nifty looking, but thank Gawd it doesn’t last any longer than that. Nausea soon to follow.
Ah I miss Denver. And this video sums up my memories of it pretty well.
Some people think it is the Slit-scan, but those of us who know better, know that Denver always looks this way.
So who’s doing the equivalent process for sound? E.G., timeshifting a waveform so that the highest frequencies occur first, the lowest frequencies last?
It’s the soundtrack that lets you know this is a Pesco post. Beautifully strange indeed.