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Jonathan Brainin’s Pendulum Video is a mesmerizing video sculpture work-in-progress. A camera points at a video monitor which is displaying the image from the camera. When a second monitor swings in front of the first, it creates a beautiful repeating pendulum pattern across the screen. Check out Jonathan’s videos for a few other modes that alter the look of this slick installation. [via Triangulation Blog]

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Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.


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  1. Use an aluminum washer, a lot less heat transfer from the wires. You can also solder some gator clips to some thick single-strand copper wire, clamp the wire in a vice and use them like “helping hands”.

  2. The article didn’t mention the all-important delay. `~- Nehmo

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