@amberfirefly says I look like I'm in a Scottish detective drama in our new photos

Live coding: a user's manual is out this week, published open access by MIT Press. I have my copy already, after many years it's real!

I just put up a placeholder website, and will upload the pdf, epub and mobi ebook files there on Tuesday, maybe making a web version. It'd be interesting if people started contributing edits, adding extra chapters etc..

livecodingbook.toplap.org/

Cardiff! Will be in you on 26th November, here's the flyer

Sheffield UK! Amazing line-up of algorithmic pattern producers coming together for event 14th January at Sidney+Matilda in Sheffield, supported by DINA as part of their i-now programme. Pictured is the 'radial' instrument by SDGORDON, which all being well we'll be able to experience first hand, it's sounding amazing..

Good times climbing around fontainebleau forest (trois pignons), totally magical place

Energised from a week's residency in Les Moulins de Paillard

Driving from Sheffield to France for a residency in an electric car means the occasional charge stop that looks like this

Was looking for something to put my robot in to take it home.. Then spotted this empty microphone case

Just spotted a file thenumber1.txt in my home folder.. No idea where it came from, somehow found the contents of it hilarious

I had a lovely time interviewing Konnakol and Mridangam musician B C Manjunath. This clip really resonated with my experience of algorithmic music. The full video is here: youtube.com/watch?v=6kYwZ8S-qB

Swearing at technology 

Having some problems getting reliable soft serial comms going with an arduino over a usb -> uart serial cable. Reducing baudrate makes it worse. Any ideas??

Looking forward to hosting situated computation researcher and designer Vernelle Noel for the second talk in the algorithmic pattern series.. Vernelle employs algorithms, patterns and maths to restore and reconfigure the wire-bending craft of Trinidad Carnival.
Proper algorithmic dance culture!
Full info + signup: algorithmicpattern.org/events/

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