Category Archives: video

Waiting for Godot

I recently discovered Plotagon, a bizarre and fascinating tool for auto-generating movies from dialogue and simple direction. Here is the first 5 minutes of Waiting for Godot, by Samuel Beckett, performed by some of these virtual robot actors. The actors can be given lines, simple acting direction for the dialogue (afraid, angry, arrogant, bored etc), […]

New Year’s Switch

Both David Cameron and Ed Miliband recently released their ‘New Year’s messages’ full of platitude and hollow promise. I could see little to discern them, (though Cameron’s straight to camera style lends itself more to audiovisual abuse), and though I’ve covered the interchangeability of contemporary politicians before, I still wanted to see their words tumble […]

get into the glitch

Get into the Groove, by Madonna, stretched to an hour alongside a datamoshed version of the video. This was a quick experiment to see how much of the process could be scripted from the commandline. The video was created without any editing software, an hour of content that no one has ever seen, created by […]

Who Watches the Watchers?

“If you are a law abiding citizen […] you have nothing to fear” – William Hague 9th June 2013 How would you feel if William Hague was reading your email, or inspecting your browsing history, or listening to your phone calls? Recent revelations have revealed that the government watches you. It watches all of us, […]