learning the ropes

things I made at ITP and after: sketches, prototypes, and other documentation

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

ear focus

Has the following ever happened to you? You are in a room full of people. Every one is talking and it is a big jumble. Then someone, somewhere in the room, says something of interest to you—like the name of the movie you saw last night, or the town you grew up in – or better yet, YOUR name–  and all of a sudden, that person’s voice becomes more clear, more prominent. It is as though your ear is a camera with a zoom lens, and you have just zoomed in and focused.

posted by wendy at 3:49 pm  

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

blip.tv-hosted Video Test 2


Fixed the player settings to better live on a black background blog.
A second upload test so I can retry cross-posting to my blog. The custom player settings should be adjusted for a smaller size (perhaps 400 wide) and also to hide the playback controls a bit more.

posted by Michael at 9:40 am  

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Mac Tricks

Occasionally I have to work with Macintosh computers.   

Here are some Mac / OS X tricks worth knowing in a pinch:

 

posted by Michael at 4:26 pm  

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Communication and Performance

I move my body, a well practices gesture, to indicate to an arriving bus that I don’t need it to stop. I look away and turn my whole body. A similar performance occurs when I want to make the bus stop.

posted by Michael at 2:10 pm  

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Hudson County One Acts Festival 2007

I have been designing sound for the Hudson County One Acts Festival at DeBaun Auditorium.

Come out and hear what I’ve been working on, but more importantly, check out these innovative shows.

September 14, 15, 21 & 22, 2007 at 8pm
$15.00 adults/$10.00 students & seniors/$5.00 children

posted by Michael at 10:45 am  

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Just Because There Aren’t Entries…

… doesn’t mean that there’s nothing going on.

posted by Michael at 5:23 pm  

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