Archive for May, 2011

Facebook Nodes

The facebook nodes project visualizes connections between people who log into the site. The users are repositioned based on node attraction through a spring system within the nodes. The strength of the node attraction is determined by the users’ connections.

Megaphone F A X Machine

Using Megaphone’s API, I created a fax like process, where an image is read on one side, and pixel by pixel is transformed into audio, with the pitch and amplitude varying depending on the brightness of the pixel. The sound is sent via telephone to a java program running through the megaphone API, which analyzes the amplitude of the incoming sound, and attempts to recreate the original image.