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Ever wondered how HTML and image data would sound as beat samples?
Bill writes:

I’ve written a Firefox addon that makes it possible for a monome or arduino to interact with your browser. The url below is a video of me “playing” the raw data in the NYTimes homepage using a monome 40h. The project is called Lily and its a Max/PD style patching language that hooks into the browser and allows you to build multi-media projects (including physical controllers) on top of Firefox.

Each link highlighted actually makes for a nice percussive sound. This makes sense given that many percussive voices are synthesized using noise generators – and web data sounds similarly random to our ears. Awesome project, thanks Bill!

Lily project – Link

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Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!


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