Name Dropping 
Wednesday, September 13, 2006, 06:00 PM - Personal, English
With this installation you can write a text and then, from the printer outside on the 10th floor, your document swirls into the world.
How many four letter messages will be send?

I programmed this in PHP on a local Apache server for Helmut Smits.
You can try it at the exhibition 'Eastern Neighbours' in Utrecht (NL).
If you take a visit, don't miss the Belarus pavilion ;-)
My fee was a box of local liquor from the Macedonian curator...
(I still don't have it)
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Psychedelic music links 
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Off topic, but interesting (blogs) 
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Monday, September 11, 2006, 06:50 PM - Fun, Personal, English, Nederlands
Tootootje is a comic strip concerning a car with a human nature.
Tootootje lives in a 2-d world, this world exists of three exact squares (the panels), where the adventures take place.
Tootootje experiences much trouble from its surroundings (hills, trees, traffic signs), of its miniature clone (appropriately indicated with "the small one") or the panels themselves, which play a completely different role than in traditional comics.

Tootootje has been created as from 1973 by Hans Konings and Wiel Seuskens.

Create your own Radio Stations 
Sunday, September 10, 2006, 06:26 PM - Music, English
Pandora is a music discovery service designed to help you find and enjoy music that you'll love.

Pandora takes your input (artists, songs) and feedback ("I like this", "I don't like this") and use the Music Genome Project to create stations that play songs that are musically similar to what you've told them. That's it; only the music counts. Pandora doesn't care how popular the artist is, who's backing them, and which genre bin they usually belong in. Only the music matters.

After a while Pandora will ask for an USA zip code because they are only allowed to serve USA citizens. You can use 10005 for example, the zip code of the New York Stock Exchange.
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My 7 days trip to India 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006, 08:40 PM - Personal, English
Erik's photos:

Mumbai (Bombay)



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Lowlands 1996: Tramp-On-Line 
Tuesday, June 27, 2006, 06:35 PM - Personal, English
People could jump on a trampoline and if they reached a curtain height, a melody was played, lights started flashing and a picture was taken.
The pictures should be send to a system that guys of the VPRO started to develop, now called MMBase, and of course this didn't work (boy, was I pissed).
So we made our own presentation on the web.

This was produced by Tv3000 as part of the VPRO-digitaal stand on the Lowlands festival.
I programmed it in C on a Silicon Graphics machine.
The detection was done with an ordinary infrared motion detector. Rob Linders of ArtiVisuals made the hardware interface.
We had a lot of help from students of the HKU, faculty KMT.

P.A.R.K. saved some video recordings, here are two fragments (click on the pictures to play):

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