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Let’s Get Small: Python for Microcontrollers

Let’s Get Small: Python for Microcontrollers Elliot Inman In the world of Big Data, some of the most prolific data generating devices are also the smallest – microcontrollers that gather data from sensors and pump out an always-on highspeed bitstream.  … Continue reading

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High Speed Computing for Poets

Natasha Goldowski: Science, Cybernetics, and High Speed Computing at Black Mountain College Elliot Inman Paper presented at the Black Mountain College ReViewing Conference 2019 held on the campus of UNC-Asheville. The success of any interdisciplinary curriculum often depends on a … Continue reading

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Silence, Chance, Cage, Code

“Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard.”  ~ Stéphane Mallarmé, 1897 John Cage is well known as the composer who formalized the use of silence as a compositional element on par with any other note or sound.  He was … Continue reading

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Musical Circuits at UNC

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A Musical Stylus for the World’s Simplest Oscillator

“Rule #17: If it sounds good and doesn’t smoke, don’t worry if you don’t understand it.” ~ Nicholas Collins, Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking, Second Edition, Routledge, 2009, p. 144. Collins describes it as the “world’s simplest … Continue reading

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4.33 inches of white space

 

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