jarotsim, a playground for the discovery, exploration and livecoding of turing machines, is now available for download!

hope you enjoy it! <3

we had some technical difficulties where one of our cameras failed. however we could recover using a low-resolution backup! maybe the backup looked better for these purposes?

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had a lot of fun performing (a)live computing dance today in the 10th birthday! the lineup has been great! <3

these are some snippets from the performance, where we used the technique, wooden pieces and coin-based randomness generation for the dance and visuals, and for the music!

we'll be uploading and sharing an (edited) version of the video soon!

preparing for (a)live computing dance, a live-coding performance based on the technique and wooden blocks.

this sunday, on Algorave 10th birthday party!

our performance slot:
sunday, march 20, 2022, from 16:30 to 16:40 UTC
(10:30 to 10:40 CDMX)

norpet is a digital pet with hand-powered logic.

its board (or non-electronic digital screen) consists in a grid of logical operations, one per cell, that you have to follow to bring your pet across its different states of life.

norpet is a proof-of-concept of that we developed for the Virtual Pet Jam 2022.


wow, introduction to programming is now on itch.io's top selling books list! <3

this is so humbling and heartwarming; thanks everyone for your support! :')

we hope you enjoy it! and keep us posted, we'd love to see what you create with it :)


we are happy to announce that 'introduction to uxn programming' is now published as an in , and formats!

originally available online as the tutorial, this is a carefully revised version for you to have it offline and available anytime:

introduction to uxn programming is a beginner's, slow-paced and comprehensive guide of the uxntal programming language and the varvara computer.
written and illustrated by @sejo
foreword by @neauoire

tomorrow (friday) we'll be talking about our technique microresidency during the fall gathering!

hope you can join us :)

SloMoCo Fall Gathering
Friday, December 3rd, 12021, from 2pm to 3:30 pm UTC-5 (EST)
Register here: eventbrite.com/e/slomoco-fall-

found this peculiar recording of la consagración de la computadora (the rite of computing, 2019).

the rite of computing is a ceremony, a collaboration and celebration between human and non-human elements: a slow, sweaty, organic, locally-grown, inefficient, danced, turing-complete, computational machine; performing a potentially endless process of life.

the video, showing the process of an almost-complete cycle of the universal turing machine we were becoming during 56 minutes, is sped up 40x :)


[EN] during our micro-residency in we are developing activities and games to learn and practice the technique: a movement practice based on the computational transformation of movement sequences.

its purpose is to create and share dances inspired on abstract computational machines. it is part of a commitment to preserve computer science beyond electronics and industrial civilization.

in the following days we'll be organizing some online workshops to experiment with the technique: would you like to join us? let us know!


[ES] durante nuestra micro-residencia en nos encontramos desarollando unas actividades/juegos para aprender y practicar la qiudanz technique: una práctica de movimiento basada en la transformación computacional de secuencias de movimiento.

su propósito es crear y compartir danzas inspiradas en máquinas computacionales abstractas. esto como parte de un compromiso por preservar a las ciencias computacionales más allá de la electrónica y la civilización industrial.

en los próximos días estaremos organizando unos workshops en línea para experimentar con la técnica, ¿te interesa participar?

exciting news! we are teaching a online workshop! <3

Babycastles Academy: Intro to Uxn Programming

Sunday Nov 21 of the current year, 3pm NYC time (UTC-5)

we'll love to see you there!


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