This month is a fairly simple one; each (real world) day you run it will give you a different image, with a procedurally generated title, all accompanied by a generative drone. For the titles I went back through all the names I’ve given previous here and then gone pieces and created a tracery grammar that tries to replicate some of the patterns in the way that I’ve been naming these.
Controls: escape: quit; space: reveal picture
The stuff people are doing in the demoscene today is wild.
Promesa absolutely took my breath away. The art direction alone is something else.
I was slightly obsessed with this old Spectrum track by Tim Follin this month. The fizz and fuzz of that 1-bit audio is incredible.
There’s a wonderful poem by Dom Domanski halfway down this page.
Arley Cruthers on teaching, disability, and perfectionism.
A fascinating article about the medicinal uses of ketamine and the struggle to live in a world that is dying and on fire. An excerpt:
“The world is still there. There’s no true cure to depression, to PTSD, because the source of these disorders is not in your brain but in the world. Researchers can come up with as many drugs as they want. Some will help; none will solve the main problem, which is that the world really sucks.”
I hope you’re keeping well. I think the next few months are going to be busy and stressful for me, so I suspect the next few here and then gones might be quite pared back. Anyway, take care, I’ll see you soon.