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Failing with the Kinect and replacement Project

After having spent several weeks attempting to work with the Kinect, no progress has been made, with no back up plan in sight. The intended purpose of it, was to act as a trigger for a user to refresh the random comics page. 306 more words

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How My Practice Has Developed

Over the course of these projects, I have learned how my ideas develop, far more then improving the development process. The short turn around for each project meant that I had to make decisions rather quickly, and decide whether or not the idea is feasible or manageable in the time allotted. 143 more words

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New things I have Learnt

Through these weekly projects, I found myself researching topics and situations I had not seriously considered. While not a field I think I will enter, I found the subjects of 3D printing and the interactive elements used for performance to be heavily engaging. 190 more words

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Inspiration and Influences

When it comes to random image generation, I think a lot about both comics and films.  The idea of placing images in sequence, regardless of their meaning, conjures to mind an explanation given by Alfred Hitchcock on the purpose of editing, when discussing the making of… 354 more words

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Randomised Text Database Improvement.

Going back through research done so far for Practical 1, I collected a series of quotes to use as part of the database. The quotes range from McLuhan, McCloud, Manovich to Yorke, discussing everything from comic book theory, narrative, database cinema, and our relationship with technology. 83 more words

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Improving the Random Comic

New images were added to the database, and the original images were re examined to delete images that are not square, giving all the images a more uniform corrolation. 55 more words

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