Alex McLean

Making music with text

Bricolage programming example

by Alex on July 24, 2011

I wrote this for the PPIG newsletter last year, but as there has been a hold-up in publishing the newsletter, I’ve put it here: My paper for PPIG 2010 was about bricolage programmers, in particular artists who write software without any clear plan, but just reacting to the results of each edit. From feedback it […]

Programming of the Art Computer

by Alex on July 8, 2011

After getting frustrated with trying to have a discussion about programming languages within the confines of twitter, I made a mailing list, mentioned it to a few people and suddenly 100 people appeared.  It’s called potac, Programming of the Art Computer, with the topic being the design of (rather than the use of) programming languages […]