Author Archives: Guy

Gescom – Motor EP

Playing some of my old vinyl the other day, I noticed something on the record label of the Motor EP by Gescom: part of the printed text has been deleted with black marker pen. The deleted text is probably ‘rob … Continue reading

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Present Shock

Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock is about the experience of living in accelerating complexity. It looks at the social, economic and political conditions that are changing increasingly rapidly and the psychological effects this is having on our perception of the world … Continue reading

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Critical Reading and Listening

Political and economic turbulence in the UK since the EU referendum. A lot of news and uncertainty. Amongst all this, some things offer orientation, clarity and hope – critical analyses for times of crisis. And there’s been lots of good … Continue reading

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Update

Apologies for neglecting this blog for a while. Here’s a brief update on things. For The Wire magazine I wrote a review of Timothy D Taylor’s latest book, Music and Capitalism: A History of the Present. Review published in the … Continue reading

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BCA#39 GIF 2

256 block cellular automaton patterns, 8×8 cells, generated from all possible initial conditions sorted in Gray code sequence. Initial row of cells is at the top. Gray code sorting means this row changes by only one cell at a time.

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TM9f4 blotch video

For the Share Ideas channel, Serge Goldwicht made this paint blotch video to go with my track Tintinnabuli Mathematica 9f4:

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BCA#39 GIF

Block cellular automaton, rule number 39 in the Wolfram Atlas of Simple Programs, 40 cells × 40 generations. GIF made with just 2 frames: original + inverted image, 50 ms.

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