Apple is poised to released a TV according to rumors on the Interwebs. This editor thinks the HDMI port on the Retina Macbook Pro is a clue to the future of HD and TV. Apple said the Retina MBP was the future and I think they mean it literally.
Recently I redesigned my resume and want to reveal how I got some of the super buttery CSS transitions, especially on the Rate Card navigation. I used jQuery Transit, a plug-in that makes CSS transforms and transitions even easier to implement. What takes 5 lines of CSS now takes 1 line of JS thanks to [...]
In a previous post about Web 3.0, I argued that it had already begun. What does that mean? Web 3.0 is a marketing term that describes the current condition of web design / development. A Web 3.0 Internet means the web can be searched semantically with AI like Siri. Web 3.0 is omnipresent in our [...]
According to Walter Issacson’s Biography of Steve Jobs, it was Jobs’ legacy to transform the creation and distribution of textbooks in Education. Well that legacy has now arrived in the form of a new app called iBooks Author which helps facilitate the creation of iBooks on the iOS platform. Notice how I didn’t say eBooks, [...]
After working with the new FCPX, Motion 5 and Compressor on a few projects the past 6 months, I’ve complied this list of interface / feature requests. I hope someone at Apple will read this and implement some of these changes. What do you think needs to change other than the obvious features like Multicam [...]
After completing the blockbuster trilogy Uncharted, Naughty Dog is now embarking on a journey into the possible state of mankind after a plague nearly wipes out the entire Human Race. The Last of Us is an action adventure game set in a post apocalyptic world where the main characters have to survive. If anything, this [...]
Web 3.0 is here. I know what you are thinking: “But wait a minute Steve, didn’t Web 2.0 just happen?” Well, the speed of technology thrusts us forward quickly. Daniel Nations suggests in his About.com article that Web 3.0 will take about 10 years to mature. He also predicts Web 3.0 will begin around 2015. [...]
For more than a decade I’ve been confined to Dreamweaver for all my web development. Adobe sure does provide a full featured package, but Dreamweaver has way too many UI Elements that distract me from writing code. For awhile, I’ve been searching for a stripped down web development package that autocompletes HTML, CSS, jQuery, and [...]
We take electronics for granted; they surround us in the home unlike yesteryear when the TV was the center of the universe. Now the ego prevails and the only way to get our fix for social media is to stay connected. After reading Tim Burners Lee’s address to Congress in 2007, I have to say that things are shaping up like he said, however with a twist.
This post supplements the contents of the “What’s New in Max 6″ provided in the Beta Release Documentation. Cycling ’74 is improving the Documentation with the release, however there are still some holes. Give ‘em a break though, Cycling ’74 is a 20 person company. If you are experienced with Max, this is intended to [...]
Cycling ’74 released a Public Beta of the AV Synthesis Graphical Programming Language called Max, which is now in version 6. This is the first time Cycling ’74 offered a Public Beta of it’s software used by Artists and Musicians to create anything they can imagine. Peter Kirn wrote a good article about Max 6 [...]
Dropping out and tuning into all the news about Apple has been overwhelming for fans the past few days. Information junkies are taken aback by the stream of news coming from Apple: Steve Jobs died, iOS5 released, iPhone 4S, new iPod Touches and Nano, Free iPhone 3GS with contract, iOS updates 10.7.2 and Lion Assistant, [...]
Sometimes you just gotta keep up with the times. A combination of HTML5, CSS3, and JQuery can really result in some interesting interactive compositions, however some CSS3 methods are only available in WebKit enabled browsers. The HTML5 Rotating Masked Video Example featured here is based off the Tron example found in the Safari 5 Developer [...]
The blog posts in this section of installationspace.com will be concerned with my journey in video production, motion graphics, creative coding. Not only will there be creative examples, but also updates for Apps I am currently developing, sample code, project workflows and workarounds and links to projects I find inspiring. After several years authoring posts [...]