[PD] [PD-announce] [reminder]Pure Data Workshop + FLOSS Manuals Book Sprint next week

Derek Holzer derek at umatic.nl
Tue Feb 16 20:58:23 CET 2010

Pure Data Workshop + FLOSS Manuals Book Sprint
Tusday 23 – Friday 26 February 2010, 17.00-22.00 [GMT +1]
NK Elsenstr. 52 2HH 2 Etage 12059 Berlin, Germany
Contact Derek Holzer: derek AT THE DOMAIN umatic.nl
(Please keep my mobile number for building access): +49(0)176 2812 5845
Or contribute online!
irc.freenode.net #flossmanuals

Pure Data (or Pd) is a free + open source, real-time graphical 
programming environment for audio, video, and graphical processing. 
Because all of these types of media are handled as data in the program, 
many fascinating opportunities for cross-synthesis between them exist. 
Pd is commonly used for live music performance, VeeJaying, sound effects 
composition, interfacing with sensors, cameras and robots or even 
interacting with websites.

A book sprint brings together a group of writers, editors and artists to 
produce a published book within several days. This sprint will combine a 
workshop within it, where new users will learn to create basic patches 
in Pd, documenting them along the way for the FLOSS Manual. This is an 
exciting opportunity both to acquire new skills as well as share them 
with others in the form of a book!

This sprint is a long-distance collaboration between FLOSS Manuals, the 
Berlin Pure Data users group and ITP/Tisch School of the Arts, New York.

Please bring your own laptop with Pure Data Extended installed. The 
workshop is free, with the expectation that participants will contribute 
to the FLOSS Manual.


::: derek holzer ::: http://macumbista.net :::
---Oblique Strategy # 125:
"Only a part, not the whole"

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