[PD] DorkbotPDX introduces free Pure Data workshop series
jason at noisybox.net
Thu Apr 30 17:17:11 CEST 2009
Kyle Klipowicz wrote:
> What city is "Room 205" in again?
The ridicule is well deserved! Sorry for not making it more clear...
The workshop series is organized by Dorkbot PDX (Portland, OR) and the
first session will be held at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (in
> DorkbotPDX introduces free Pure Data workshop series
> We are excited to announce a new workshop series devoted to Pure Data
> (Pd). http://puredata.info/
> "Pd (aka Pure Data) is a real-time graphical programming environment
> for audio, video, and graphical processing. It is the third major
> branch of the family of patcher programming languages known as Max
> (Max/FTS, ISPW Max, Max/MSP, jMax, etc.) originally developed by
> Miller Puckette and company at IRCAM."
> Pure Data is free [FLOSS] software - meaning there is no charge for
> the download and it is open source, (free/libre). It runs wonderfully
> on Mac, Linux, Windows - so bring any laptop. Come with Pd-extended
> installed if possible - otherwise come a little early for installation
> assistance. The workshop is free as well!
> We will will be doing several workshops starting from the ground up -
> and ranging topics as advanced as there is interest for.
> Workshop One will be held May 17th. No prior Pd or programming
> knowledge is required, but expect to leave with functional knowledge
> of how to use Pd. The outline in progress can be found here:
> But we want to hear from you! We'd love to get a rough idea of how
> many people are interested in attending.
> Do you use Pd? Do you use similar commercial software like Max/MSP? Are
> you interested in learning Pd? Why? What are some of your ideas?
> Pd is an incredibly open-ended platform so we're trying to get an idea
> of where the majority's (if there is a majority) interests lie....
> Physical Interfaces for music? Live DSP? Generative composition?
> Video? Dance? Robotic cat toys? Feedforward most welcome!
> Bring a laptop with Pd-extended installed, if possible. Otherwise come
> a little early for installation help!
> When: May 17th, 2009
> Where: PNCA room 205 <- [[in Portland, OR!]]
> Time: 1-5pm
> See you there!
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