1 05, 2017

MAX7219 LED Name Plate – Weekend Project

By |2017-05-01T16:04:09+00:00May 1st, 2017|Projects, Uncategorized, Weekend|0 Comments

Like most electronic geeks, at some point, you'll build a project displaying something on a matrix of LEDs! I remember how proud I was many years back displaying things on an 8x8 LED matrix multiplexed using only shift registers and a basic PIC micro-controller! Although all of your "normal" friends will definitely give you the, "oh cool, is that all that huge pile of messy wires does" face. Now, you can buy ready to go LED matrix modules, [...]

28 06, 2016

Placing text along a path using Geomerative and Processing

By |2016-11-05T11:17:47+00:00June 28th, 2016|Kinetic Storyteller, Programming, Projects, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Introduction In the last post here we explored placing points along an a wave path we had created all using the built in functionality of the Geomerative library. This was ultimately to allow text to be placed along the path, which is what today's post will cover. If you have not read the previous posts, you will require a great library for processing named "Geomerative"  (Website) by Ricard Marxer.  I have struggled to find many similar sketches online [...]

25 06, 2016

Placing points along an Arc using Geomerative Polygonizer and Processing

By |2016-11-05T11:17:47+00:00June 25th, 2016|Kinetic Storyteller, Programming, Projects, Uncategorized|1 Comment

This is a follow on from this post on drawing arcs with Geomerative, a great library for processing (Website) by Ricard Marxer.  I have struggled to find many similar sketches online other than those included in the examples, so i figured I would share my progress. This post whilst keeping a log for my own future use, I hope may serve as a reference for others out there with the same aims as me. Here we will begin to [...]

18 07, 2012

University of Surrey – Graduation Ceremony B – 2012

By |2022-05-02T11:36:16+00:00July 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some casual snaps from our graduation day. A few more to be added shortly... Louis: Gabi, i need you, I need a good intro for my graduation photo blog post Gabriel Acorda: Don't worry dude, I've got you covered. Do you want standard cheese, or pungent cheese, which stings the nostrils... Louis: The latter, naturally Gabriel Acorda: It's coming to me.... Gabriel Acorda: 5 years ago, we came together in a place that gave us the hope and desire [...]