Archive for May, 2010

Those that were the farthest out have gone the other way

Friday, May 21st, 2010


The image above is a small detail from a much larger wallpaper image I created. Click on the image to see the full size. I wasn’t able to find any nice wallpaper graphics big enough to span my three obscenely large computer monitors, so I created one of my own. I created it with the computer language PHP and carefully tweaked the random variables until I got an effect I liked. I spend the bulk of my days on arbitrage of one sort or another, which means that I spend a lot of time looking for patterns in the noise, or more precisely I spend my time trying to get a computer to find patterns in the noise. To really understand randomness, you have to spend a lot of time faking it. The same could be said about art, perhaps, which got me thinking about the intersection of art and computing…


She takes her work and bundles it up

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Kasey_McMahon-Connected. Click for a larger version.

For Connected, Kasey McMahon fabricates a networked goddess out of Ethernet cables.