Copyright to Swedish House Mafia and Virgin / EMI for the song Greyhound.
Planet Music is a sound visualizer on the moon! The current version has a set playlist of 6 songs that can be activated with the media player buttons. The space scene reacts to the sound using a fast Fourier transform (FFT). Here is a sample video:
Try it for yourself here (Notes: please allow ~20 seconds to load. Currently not optimized for mobile)
A quick video exploring some animation techniques in adobe after effects.
In response to last week’s presentation from Carter Emmart, ITP classmates put on two amazing presentations that remind me of Rick & Morty’s ‘Goodbye Moonman’
First, guided meditation and a communion-like ritual to create the following projection:
Then, a journey through the history of knowledge, concluded with a song and dance from human + robot:
Great job all around!
…and fly through it!!
First class of ITP (Applications with Nancy) featured a presentation from Carter Emmart, who toured us around space to show you how small and unimportant we are.
You can see a version of it for yourself here.
The atlas is a feat of data mapping and visualization capabilities. It took a big team of people to put together and was met with resistance by traditionalists who saw it as a waste of funding.
But it was a powerful experience, and definitely got me interested in planetary and galactic concepts I wouldn’t otherwise care to know. So take that, lame scientists!