Jan 31, 2023

Photoblogging in 2023 like it's 2008

I’ve been trying to take photos a bit more intentionally a regularly again, helped by a new (to me) Fujfilm X-T2 camera. I’ve ended up posting some images on regularly, and hoping to put something quick up most days.

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Aug 30, 2022

Rebooting Chroma

I’ve just arrived in Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington for the Australasian Computer Music Conference, the first in-person edition since 2019, and it’s a good time to reflect on a bit project I’ve undertaken with this community—rebooting our journal: Chroma: Journal of the Australasian Computer Music Association.

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Dec 8, 2021

Setting up Tensorflow with Docker

For the last five years, I’ve seemed to have a more-or-less annual fight with my Linux workstations over installing CUDA to keep on doing GPU-accelerated musical machine learning research with TensorFlow and Keras.

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Nov 22, 2021

Building Synths in NoiseCraft

In this tutorial you’ll follow simple plans to create different electronic sounds and then use your knowledge to create a synthesiser. To create the synthesiser you’ll use NoiseCraft, a website that lets you build your own synthesiser by connecting together modules that create or modify electronic sounds.

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Aug 14, 2021

How to get started with research writing

Now’s the time of year that I get started with a new crop of Honours, Master and project students at the ANU School of Computing and at the UiO Department of Informatics.

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Aug 2, 2021

Magic Lanterns in Canberra

Over the last few years I’ve been invited to perform at several concerts with Martyn Jolley as part of his Heritage in the Limelight project. Martyn and fellow researcher Elisa deCourcy have been exploring magic lantern slide projection from a historical perspective and for creative re-use.

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