Live coding music at space150 this week

One of the newest electronic music sub-genres is called Live Coded Audio, where composers make music using algorithms. It’s live, improvised, electronic music created using programming languages in real time. Live coders often project their code onto a large screen for the audience to see, allowing for a very transparent performance. No cut/paste allowed! This form of music started with a small group in the UK and is just starting to get some traction in the states — and inRead more

Apple and the Future

If you’ve kept up on the latest Apple rumors, you have a good idea of what to expect today at the latest Apple iPhone event. We’ll have new phones: the iPhone 6s + 6s Plus, which are iteratively better than last years model with improved cameras and force touch. The Apple Watch will get a nice software upgrade: watchOS 2, which will support native third-party apps, allowing these to be as fast as the native Apple apps. For new products,Read more

Autonomous Cars: Second Order Effects

Autonomous (self-driving) vehicles are all over the news lately. Google is very open about their efforts, and while Apple has not announced it officially, there is too much smoke for this to just be a rumor at this point – especially given the source (the WSJ has traditionally been the formal “leak” source for Apple news). Uber is working on redefining transportation, and self driving cars are a huge part of that future – and they’ve publicly stated this. Meanwhile, theRead more