Ten years ago this week, the US invaded Iraq and experimental filmmaker Bob Jaroc started a month-long recording of CNN that he later time-lapsed. The resulting stream of past current events, seen above, appeared on the 2006 collaborative album/DVD Jaroc released with electronic music duo Plain, titled "Greedy Baby," and in Plaid's live shows.
Mr. Shadow is a song composed with Artificial Intelligence. It was created by Flow Machines, a technology that learns different music styles and then makes up its own songs based on what it's been fed. Although the voice in the song sounds peculiar at times, I could have easily been fooled into thinking a person… READ THE REST
ArtBeats is an easy-to-use sequencer where you can create and listen to visual patterns. There are multiple color palettes to choose from. Be warned, it's hard to stop playing around once you start. You don't need much musical talent to make something that sounds good here, either. You can easily share your song once it's… READ THE REST
I saw Kraftwerk's 3D Tour at Red Rocks Amphitheater a couple of nights ago, and wow, it blew my mind. It's probably in my top 5 of all shows I've ever seen. It was just amazing. Jon Hadusek saw the kickoff show in St Louis at the end of May and had an equally mind-blowing… READ THE REST
Let's be honest. Few things are as eye-catching as watching an image projected on a wide screen. A good projector can liven up a backyard party, make movie night more fun, or even act as a great television replacement. Additionally, projectors can transform a dull, blank wall into a work of art. The only unfortunate thing about a… READ THE REST
Plan on spending the day outside? Whether you're at the pool, beach, lakefront, camping, or in your backyard, you'll need a reliable cooler to keep your water and other essential beverages nice and cold. However, not just any cooler will do. You need something durable, heavy-duty, and insulated to ensure everything from water and beer to… READ THE REST
Back in the day, you only needed a handwritten signature and a printer or fax machine to pass along important documents. But with the advent of the internet, more and more communications have occurred online, and you've likely dealt with PDFs since then. The thing is, there seems to be no easy-to-use or affordable PDF software on the market, but… READ THE REST