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I write code to craft devices that generate visuals and music, mostly by using openFrameworks, cheap computer things and duct tape.

I also craft alphabeths and practice asemic writing.

you can find most of my things on my website: npisanti.com/

also for reference: a picture of a coffee and me

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Meanwhile it helps to tune to a positive signal, like Merveilles; like the limbs of a giant mechanical scorpion-inspired vehicle, we each alternate between dangling above the scorched dunes and dragging our collective bulk a cubit nearer to the horizon.

Beyond it lies our shared goal: the sprawling McMansion city known as Complacency, whose high gypsum walls and smug balustrades will crumble like so many stale meringues to the repeated blows of our GLEAMING SCORPION TAIL.

Onward to glory! πŸ°πŸ¦‚

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"Pirates of the Amazon" plug-in 

Ichi go ichi e (δΈ€ζœŸδΈ€δΌš)

wavefolder.bandcamp.com/album/

"The artists involved were presented with a challenge to create new works by engaging with specially recorded sound material. Sounds of traditional instruments were integrated into modern digital workflows
[...]
The sound material was comprised of buddhist chants and instruments recorded in Kyoto, performed by monks of three different sects (Jōdo-shū, Tendai-shū and Shingon-shū). "

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I would feel immediately consistent with something like this.

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Some Google employees made a website. I would summarize their three objections as follows:

1) helping out border patrol and immigration with data
2) helping the fossil fuel industry with machine learning
3) doing (and publicly asking for more) mercenary work

I think these are also valid reasons to leave Google as a customer.

alphabetworkers.org/resignatio

#google #deletegoogle

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An animation short film made only with open source software!

Krita, Blender, Natron and Reaper on a Linux(Pop OS) Machine.

vimeo.com/390326480

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pardon the terrible screenshot, but aah this palette.

look at what they're doing with this these greys pulling both blue and warm, alongside this rusty multiplicatively dimmed red ramp (which still has some chromatic play along the value axis)

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