Category: programming

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Scratch Turns 10

Last weekend I got to spend Saturday with over 300 people enjoying Scratch Day at MIT. We have this event every year, but this year we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Scratch launch....

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Teapot

Nautilus just had an article about Martin Newell’s teapot called The Most Important Object In Computer Graphics History Is This Teapot. As you’ve probably guessed from some of my posts, I’m a big fan...

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Ken Perlin @ Emily Carr

It’s always good to pay attention to what Ken Perlin is working on. This talk he gave at Emily Carr University covers a lot of his recent projects. What do you think? Is this a preview...

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RenderScript on Tango

This one’s mostly a note for myself. I just got RenderScript working with AndroidStudio for my Tango tablet. It’s not well documented, and it seems to be a moving target, so here’s what I...

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OpenCV for Android

I recently got a Project Tango device. I hadn’t done much programming for it before I realized that it’d be really nice to have OpenCV library for programming it. Luckily there’s a port! Last...

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My Other Blog

We’ve been doing this blog for many years now, but this wasn’t my first blog. I started one at work before this one. But you’ve probably never seen my work blog because it was...

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Scratch Conference 2014

This week the Lifelong Kindergarten Group is hosting the fourth Scratch Conference at the Media Lab. It’s wonderful to reconnect with educators from earlier conferences and to meet new people. I am still trying...

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Processing Test

I don’t know whether you’ve noticed, but all of our old process sketches have been dead since we switched to WordPress. We were embedding them with iframe, and WordPress thought that wasn’t safe. I’ve...

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25 Years of the Web

According to Tim Berners-Lee it was the 25th anniversary of the web this week. I’m not really sure of that number as it was another year before he wrote the first browser. But it...

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WebIDE

We’ve recently been playing with an interesting program called WebIDE by Tyler Cooper. You install it on a Raspberry Pi and it starts a little web server. You connect to this with a browser...