March 19, 2013
Nothing captures your attention more than when the majority of your senses are being put to the test. When you are given the choice to choose where you want to divide your attention, your brain will likely structure one sense to have dominance over another (ie. sight over sound) – and when your life depends on it, these sense are automatic. A good example is driving. When you drive, your sense of sight take priority over everything, but your sense of sound can also be alarming when the sound of a honking horn is heard, and even the smell of gasoline or burning rubber can trigger the nose.
When we listen to music, it is often hard to visualize. More often than not, music is accompanied by a feeling more than an image, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t do well when paired with images. Visual artist have found …
February 23, 2013
There are plenty of apps out there you can easily waste your money on if you feel like it. Of course this doesn’t mean that there aren’t powerful apps that are well worth the huge chunk of money that they cost, but that is all of that without a few experimental ones to play around with? One theme that I’ve noticed with app developers is their uncanny ability to blend themes and find a relationship between two events that normally would be unrelated. One of the better examples is finding ways to blend sound and audio together. With a plug in like Video SL, one can blend video at the same time they mix their music – but what about actually taking images and synthesizing them into audible notes? How would one even go about implementing this idea?
It starts with finding an algorithm that takes images and turns …