Archive for April, 2007

Hackfest 1000101 Postmortem

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

24 April 2007 – mike is here!

Tejus- worked on PostGres triggers.
Sonali- has two job interviews (Sita and Lancorp).
Mark- new varied forms, performed with Pitfalls at Nophest.
Graham- adding range filters to Mused, will write an ICMC paper.
Puyan- won the Maribeth Gandy award for chuck composition.
Mike- wrote an ableton song without listening to it.

Hackfest 1000100 Postmortem

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

17 April 2007 – beautiful night

new person – j5
Since Last Week-
Erik- needs some dsp on his sensors. changed name of project to knowent- knowledge from enterprises. doing some graphic design.
Graham- segmented a song and put it into a sqlite database with features.
 -first version of an interactive plotter for personal sample libraries.
 -found Zotero, a research library organizer built into firefox.
Mark- dogwood festival, dancing loca luna, dancing agnes scott, reading and sleeping outside.
Alex- worked on SWIMM! fixing dictionaries for lookups in java or python. Find words that start with a stem. dictionaries need frequency counts.
Miriam- "teaching to transgress" to Cobb co preschoolers.
Gregg- graduating soon! will work in materials lab over the summer.

This Week’s Plans-
Zach- hanging out!
Erik- adding PageRank tracking, search term ranking.
Graham- going to decode segments to disk so maybe they will play correctly. and they did!
Mark- make nodebox by calling objective C? gonna do some nodebox.
Alex- talking? working on new blogging extension?
Miriam- reading how to subvert tomorrow’s minds.
Gregg- needs to do his application for grad school.

Flash competitors – MS has Silverlight, Adobe has Apollo

Hackfest 1000011 Postmortem

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

10 April 2007 – jason plays urban grind (canon in D and "take a load off annie")

Miriam- going to grad school. a nanny. freelance editor for Peachtree Publishing.
 want to analyze contemporary feminist literature to save the world.
 treatment of women in 3rd world companies and cognitive information problems.

Since Last Week-
Graham- new ChucK music. sent out call for participation.
Jason- played at the Urban Grind. will work on Qaboom for a month.
 going to take GRE and apply for grad school.
 new idea- Jowster- site for live debates.
 met French people through Tina
Tejus and Sonali- launched
 links worked, content on every page
Mark- made awesome arrows, went to Chicago.
Will- told the qaboom story. Jason will roll out the beta.
Alex- wrote up the typos stuff. catch 25% of all typos, generalizing across users.
 added jAudio to SWIMM.
 peter norvig’s latest post predicted his paper:

For Tonight-
Graham- work on research proposal for music editor.
Tejus- working on Scram blog. human procurement of 2.0 talent.
Sonali- still looking for a job. facebook has bugs for being married!
Mark- going to make Frank Lloyd Wright stained glass
Alex- doing some stuff on JES.