As Martine was sprouting some [wikipop]alfalfa[/wikipop] seeds I borrowed some to make a [wikipop]time-lapse[/wikipop] movie of their sprouting. You can watch the live updates on the Alfalfa Cam page as we capture individual images to build the time-lapse movie or just come back here: Martine says “A watched alfalfa seed never sprouts”.
I watched a video by the late [wikipop]Benoit Mandelbrot[/wikipop] while the girls were busy painting… [video:http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/paintlapsekaleido1.mov|http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/paintlapsekaleido.ogg|http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/paintlapsekaleido1_conv.flv http://blog.duncanmoran.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/paintlapsemovie-poster.jpg 680 550]
The good people at Aardman have created a tiny animation using a Nokia phone and an adaptation of the CellScope technology originally created to give a microscope function to the phone’s camera for medical purposes. [caption id="attachment_1581" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="A dot model"][/caption] How they did it… The end result… Wow!
Someone asked yesterday how to make sprites move up and down when using Scratch. I have not done anything with Scratch for a while so I was inspired to download the latest version and give it a whirl. [caption id="attachment_855" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Scratch logo"][/caption] Scratch was developed at the [W:MIT Media Lab] Lifelong Kindergarten (doesn’t…
After seeing Pleasantville on TV last night I was planning a trip there but I just missed the special train today…. That’s what happens when you spend too much time messing with Final Cut 😉