A slightly delayed summary of what’s been floating around the BERG mailing list in the last week.
Matt Webb sent us Music for Programming:
A series of mixes intended for listening
while programming to aid concentration
and increase productivity (also compatible
with other activities).
Simon sent us the IBM Glass engine, which ‘enables deep navigation of the music of Philip Glass. Personal interests, associations, and impulses guide the listener through an expanding selection of over sixty Glass works.’
I really like this blog from the people behind the NYT graphics department, showing some of the data sketching behind their infographics.
Nick found this really nice prototype for a cursor based iPad keyboard.
This is what happens when you put a Kinect and a projector over a sandpit:
And finally, this has blown my mind this week. Araabmuzik plays live sets on Akai MPCs. There’s a lot of clips floating around of him making hiphop beats on the fly, but this dubstep clip is particularly good. Enjoy.