Rules updates!

Rules updates!

1) Graphics compos
/competitions/graphics-compos/
The updates:
-We added XBIN to the ASCII/ANSI compo
-Oldskool pixel graphics compo added!

2) Music compos
/competitions/music-compos/
-You can submit a tune as long as you like, but we’re going to do preselection and we’ll only play 3:30 unless folks are really into it.

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@party at the Together Festival

Metoikos will be speaking at the Together Festival, a free event, this Sunday in Boston.
For more information, visit http://togetherboston2014.sched.org.
Various demos will be among the items showing both on the giant LED screen on the front of the building and a large video screen inside, as well as at the talk.

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Addition to our speaker schedule

Keith Bare of the CMU Computer Club (yes, the Warhol Amiga art guys) will be speaking at @party 2014 about the Vectrex and vector displays, a talk he will be preparing in collaboration with fellow CMUCCer Michael Dille.

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Reminder: Go get the Voxiebox SDK!

If you want to enter the Voxiebox compo, you need to get their SDK. Go to voxiebox.com to sign up.

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2014 Speakers

We are pleased to announce the speakers for @party 2014.

  • Sean Kean, Voxon – the Voxiebox, a new volumetric display
  • Seth Riskin, MIT Museum – holography and spatial imaging
  • Sophia Brueckner, MIT Media Lab – Code That Sings Itself
  • Arlene Ducao, MIT Media Lab – MindRider, an EEG feedback display
  • Britt Snyder, Worcester Polytechnic Institute – New directions for visual art education in college game development programs
  • James Susinno, Boston VR Meetup – RiftRay, an implementation of Shader Toy on the Oculus Rift

Formal talk titles and the schedule will come in May.

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Trophies

In addition to our usual First Place Demo trophy, a customized Klein bottle opener donated by Bathsheba Sculpture,
Klein bottle, Bathsheba Sculpture

we will also have lovely laser-etched trophies created by AMCBAIN this year!

@party 2014 laaer-cut trophy

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