Points of inflection: monochrome generative audiovisuals

Alexander Senko wrote Pure Data code that "produces a lissajous figure with different frequency ratios and a phase modulation. The curve generates pitch, harmonics and volume of sound. The inflection points on the curve create rhythmic structures."

I don't always blog about figures, but when I do, they're lissajous ones. Read the rest

Mesmerizing videos of curve-drawing machines

Enjoy these 72 videos of virtual models of mechanical devices that draw circles, ellipses, and hyperbolae, as well as more exotic shapes, like nephroids, deltoids, astroids, and lemniscates of Bernoulli. Read the rest

The Beschissen Curve

With respect to the finding that cheap wine is as good as expensive wine, I respectfully submit that free wine is better than any other wine. Read the rest