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Code and Beats

I found out yesterday that there’s going to be a rad event called “Code & Beats.” If it turns out to be as fun as it sounds, I’ll probably lobby to bring it to Phoenix.

Here’s the basic premise:

A party celebrating the art of programming through performance. A handful of hardcore coders from the city’s hottest startups will work in the center of a pounding dance floor to a musical journey of electro beats.

Some additional details: it sounds like the “hardcore coders” will be facing the dance floor, with external monitors mirroring their laptops and facing the dance floor. There may also be one or more projectors involved.

I’m going to experiment with some new visual Flash-based stuff, and will try to include the room’s music, a webcam, and/or tweets as inputs!

It should be exciting! Also, I’m probably going to open-source everything I write at the event and post it somewhere like GitHub.

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3 Responses to “Code and Beats”

  1. December 31st, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    Tomas says:

    I caught the photos and vids that you posted from the event and it looked awesome!

  2. January 2nd, 2010 at 3:05 pm

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  3. January 3rd, 2010 at 11:05 am

    Paul Martinez says:

    Dude. Awesome work non-work work. Bring it to PHX. I’d be down.

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