I’m offering two virtual Touchdesigner workshops for The Fuse Factory – an art and technology initiative focused on cultivating artistic production, research, and experimentation with digital media and electronic tools. The first workshop is for students who are completely new to Touchdesigner or are curious about what it does. The ...

Open BCI is an open source Brain Computer Interface project. Back in 2014, I supported one of their early Kickstarter programs and got one of the 8-bit EEG boards. After some rather discouraging initial results, and a long time away from the project, I have found some folks interested in ...

Listen to the podcast just about anywhere! In early 2021, Laura Chenault, the Marketing Director for the Philly Maker Faire, and Valerie Chikwendu, our volunteer coordinator, wanted to keep maker momentum through COVID, so we put together a podcast. The Philly Maker Faire Podcast celebrates the creators, builders, inventors, and ...

One fateful night in the early 90s, at an open mic in Bloomsburg, PA, I met Tom Dennehy. His mix of Dr. Demento-style originals and Weird Al Yankovic covers immediately endeared him to both me and, my future wife, Audra. Life was never the same after meeting Tom. His combination ...

I came to Touchdesigner from timeline-based video editing in programs like iMovie, Adobe Premiere and Davinci Resolve. For a few years I also built patches in Magic Music Visualizer. I was always frustrated by the UI of iMovie and similar programs. I never found their UX very good coming from ...