Political philosophy (we all have the habit of scientific thinking, don’t we, Americans?) applied: I voted for Mondale. I wondered how could I be so out of step. I wasn’t all that impressed with the news story of Reagen getting shot, then, somehow the Congress went belly up and rubber stamped the Executive bill, right? […]Read more "Kuhn and Post-modernism. Diverted FB post to J. Hardy Carroll."
MOCAP and THEATER One could mocap a drummer with specific directions, but it would still have to be a drummer. There is something in the skill. Improvisation never quite gets to skill, therein, some improvisation needs rehearsal. After that its just called an act. A few skills dovetail with Performing an act, or being fake […]Read more "Motion Capture Theater"
An informal summary of my work. This project is meant to realize processing and programming of a future computer civilization. Say, five years from now. The work is pre-planning, so I think its fair to say of realistic expection. The difficulty is of course, the learning curve wherein the different skills needed now can be […]Read more "Over view of the material, part one"
PROGRAMMING INTERMEDIATORS, or phase transition features, not rules. There is a way of cutting on an Ozu “vase”. A “vase”, as the word is a proxy for perhaps a dead butterfly, a still life with plums, wind outside window blowing snow, etc. Anything quotidian, in the scene This is, to naturally imitate, in the motion […]Read more "Parallel Transitions and Troodon"
Adapted from Henry the Fifth by Shakespeare SCENE I An ante-chamber in the INKY’S palace. Enter the BARRY, and the ELY BARRY Ely, the bill was presented in the eleventh hour and during such chaos, that the Chief’s stalled on it. ELY How can we resist it now? BARRY Think about it. If it passes […]Read more "Apocalypse Inc. War"
CRAZY HORSE Copyright 2011 James Ross 1, EXT. NOON, Black Hills Bear Butte, soil skirts a sheer cliff. Lakota lodges are on the plains near the butte, with one Tipi separate from the rest. A fine mist in the air, a storm passing on in the background sky. 2, EXT. Black Hills Drum beat-War Music, […]Read more "Crazy Horse; a biopic"
Conventional action and plot fantasy ballads composed while playing table top games THE PACKAGE PART ONE Boobin Brookshire was a liar, but he acquired many things. I so desired to be like him that he introduced me, late one evening, to someone more than a friend. There I sat in the cluttered den, when, silent […]Read more "Ballads of Thebar Adventure"