Forrest Oliphant

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karma and the multiverse 2015-01-13
In which I describe a dream in which I describe an animated Batman movie. I've…

the toybox and the toolbox 2014-08-01
Talking about design for hackability at Assembly Helsinki Summer 2014: Video: youtu.be/ZBCFBbxtBAw Slides: slides.com/forresto/asm-2014 The…

visual / spatial / tangible programming 2014-02-21
My thesis and current open-source focus is on visual dataflow programming. I have been imagining…

idea: open fashion design tool 2014-02-16
My partner is showing me the ropes (threads) of designing and making clothes. I'm not a…

NoFlo hackathon mid-week update 2013-12-04
style motion http://youtu.be/5OWdTdgI9Sc concept using zoom, motion, and depth to explore graphs and levels of…

quitting fb 2013-11-05
Novemberween resolution: take (at least) a couple of months vacation from social networking. I'm moving…

Design for Hackability talk at JSConf.eu 2013-10-30
I finally summoned the courage to watch my JSConf.eu talk, and (besides the 30 ums…

Russel Brand on Revolution 2013-10-26
Meditate, direct our love indiscriminately and our condemnation exclusively at those with power. Revolt in…

how about now? want to use your real name now? no? how about now? 2013-10-19
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="521"] evolved ffffffff face by sam spratt[/caption] This could be the first…

The long-tail of tool design and transformative programming 2013-10-17
Simon St. Laurent connects some conceptual components in Transformative Programming: Flow-based, functional, and more. He…

NoFlo clock demo 2013-09-08
I have been working on the NoFlo graph editor, building on my experience making Meemoo.…

Web Manifesto 2013-08-07
Love thy neighbor. That means everybody. Open-source everything creative. Teach metacognition and metaconsciousness. Combine all…

lost in compression 2013-04-03
I have been doing lots of video communication living abroad from my family and fellowship,…

DACS: digital/analog converter/synthesizer 2013-03-04
I've been in NYC for a few days to interact directly with Eyebeam and Mozilla…

Open(Art) fellowship announced today 2012-12-05
Today Mozilla and Eyebeam are announcing the Open(Art) 2013 fellows, and I'm one of them!…

isometric ascii impossible shapes 2012-04-13
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no accounting for algorithmic taste 2012-04-12
I went to check out G+'s new layout, and saw this poorly-done meme image at…

Meemoo: Hackable Web App Framework (the thesis) 2012-03-23
That's it. That is all of the words. The thesis is done. If I successfully…

Swing Thing: playful interaction 2012-01-27
Matti Niinimäki and I created this installation from Michihito Mizutani's "poetic interaction" prompt at Winter…

Slithering: trading dimensions in video 2011-04-10
Computational photography is a wide concept with many possible interpretations and directions. I couldn't choose…

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