Category Archives: Other People’s Stuff
Stuff by other people [than cybero]
Quartz Composer [Version 4.6 (148)] – Framework Version 5.0 (236.7) [♥] – it just works [the Movie Loader patch that is [which didn't work in prior versions of QC framework on Lion upon my particular build factor of an iMac]] … Continue reading
A recent , very pretty use of Collada DAE files in a post upon Kineme by Dustin O’Connor worked very neatly upon Lion, yet was reported as failing upon Snow by various postees upon that forum.
I duly went about booting into Snow, as running a hack of version of Snow’s QC in Lion didn’t show the problem experienced, as that hack utilised the Lion framework and not Snow’s.
A boot time check was required.
Suffice to say that I found I could then thoroughly reproduce the problem and also came about a workaround [http://kineme.net/composition/dust/grassscene#comment-24052] …..Continue reading
A really nifty Google Doodle today that celebrates the 182nd birthday of Eadward Muybridge, the ground breaking photographer and image animator (Contains 1 attachments.)
Kdenlive raises a question or two or three, such as — how long does it take for qt4 to build? Answer at present – I don’t know it says it’s still building – how droll •~ Current answer to how … Continue reading
Unbelievable – firstly – Pirate Bay announced a new way of downloading [ 'It's torrent Jim, but not as we know it' ] now digital piracy takes to the skies. [One can imagine the Raspberry Pi developers in Cambridge just … Continue reading
I am getting the following error when coding up an image processing kernel to handle video, the kernel name is video_kernel. The error I get, in CLBuilder, is “Invalid Kernel name” – it isn’t ‘Main‘ name problem. It isn’t a … Continue reading
Kineme Core – you saved my lazy assed coding – not for the first time neither. There I was chatting on my mobile to a friend of mine who was wending their way back from Shotton to Abergele [major league … Continue reading
_1024_vectorfield-qcplugin gives more details upon their new beta QC plugin that does a pretty fine job of creating Vector Field images from an input image’s RGB data. Time methinks to try that out with some of the new updated Noise … Continue reading
Pathfinder – made by cocoatech is without a shadow of a doubt the most useful, impressive and recommendable item of software that I’ve lately come to sample. Faster than Finder OS X. More reliable than Finder OS X, Find Path … Continue reading
Just switched themes to skeleton, and am already finding that the change has had a beneficial influence upon my overall view of how I use WordPress. Am seriously considering changing over my entire site to this boilerplate. Enough of iframes … Continue reading
Wanting to sort out your own RSS and keep on getting no RSS updates except maybe in your Mail client? Try sending you feed URL to http://feedvalidator.org and read ‘em and learn. Very useful indeed.
Today, Just_A_QC_Blog begins afresh , with the entirety of cybero’s web presence , including this blog, hosted anew by site5. Having suffered the difficulties created by uk2.net’s dysfunctional systems – payment systems, support systems, cancellation systems, all have failed me … Continue reading
Makes a comeback with HTML 5. See here canvascycle
from the RSS for machinesdontcare http://machinesdontcare.wordpress.com/2011/06/19/gray-scoot-reaction-diffusion-test/ Some interesting CoreImage work that looks like it’s come to fruition from toneburst. Gray-Scott Reaction-Diffusion Test 1 from toneburst on Vimeo. Test of Gray-Scott reaction-diffusion pattern generator, implemented in a Core Image Filter kernel … Continue reading
Something I stumbled upon on Vimeo recently QC mesh import from onom on Vimeo. QuartzComposer + .dae music: overflow / Paradrags hz-records.com/?releases/?hz-005/?
A beautifully simple graphical scheme compliments well the neatly syncopated animation – stumbled upon http://vimeo.com/25706972
Quartz Crystal 2 arrives. & well worth the upgrade [$5:00 discounted price when one upgrades from a registered copy of QC 1.0] A first offline render has been posted upon vimeo – part of a series of Iteration experiments. Hexagons … Continue reading
This is simply a porting of portions of the GLSL code wrapped up in a new beta draft of Soft Shadows plugin , posted about on kineme and to be found at github. This is an interesting GLSL based Skanky … Continue reading
Big Furry Head – a Particle kernel generated video using the audio data structures derived from a linear presentation of Big Furry Head by Amon Tobin. Big Furry Head – Particulate Structures from cybero on Vimeo. Big Furry head – … Continue reading