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Matt DesLauriers @mattdesl London, England

Creative Coder & Generative Artist. Born in Toronto, Canada, currently based in London.

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Joined Twitter 2/15/12


@bunnybones @SkyWeaverGame Nice one! Was wondering what you guys were doing for SkyWeaver. Also really curious abou… https://t.co/cK6eqCfUhD
7/7
2020
@fernandojsg @andyduboc I’ll jump into the discord later to chat 😁 @fernandojsg @andyduboc Thanks for the insights! It’s quite nice, but will take me some time to get used to. Someth… https://t.co/QmwFNzJIRD @andyduboc Also you mention 'property of your world class' — I guess I could use this for global view state, just b… https://t.co/AwxTAK8f7w @andyduboc Ah, thanks! Found some information here, looks like I should also be using a ring buffer. https://t.co/pJhqpdHL7vAside from the boilerplate, I'm unsure of how to cleanly access "globals" within the world (i.e. view width/height)… https://t.co/zxQts3zaLtEmbarking on a rather large game development project and exploring Entity Component Systems with Mozilla's `ecsy` m… https://t.co/eyYboCMys9
7/6
2020
@mobile14u @hardmaru Humans could define a set of constraints, like “I want an analogous scheme with high contrast,… https://t.co/CoyVytyn7E @alexfwulf @m_westhelle @hardmaru I’ll try to publish as an @observablehq notebook. @johndburger @derduff @hardmaru That could work too. GA is simple, produces a lot of diverse results, also rather p… https://t.co/i8dNgJroD8 @derduff @hardmaru It simply sums the errors of each of the (user specified) constraints on the palette. A constrai… https://t.co/eWOO8sNbNPUsing a genetic algorithm to evolve random 'pleasing' color palettes over time. Cells mutate and die off based on… https://t.co/Ltfm6o7Lw8
7/3
2020
Lights and Shadows – https://t.co/h1SOW3n5DG
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7/2
2020
#Townscaper is out in Early Access! 🏠🏤⛪️🏘️🏡👷🌊🕊️🐦🌟 Go buy it! Go build some houses! https://t.co/fb0yCRlQjO https://t.co/rhtS2B9cIO
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7/1
2020
Very sad to see! 😔 MuDA had a lot of focus on creative coding and generative art. https://t.co/uBib1bJ7so
6/30
2020
@AlexGilbertson @kGolid Check out @p5xjs and the websites of @GenArtPodcast @generativehut (both their websites ha… https://t.co/HqOuxj0KDN @meodai Yeah I’ve seen Itten’s name coming up a lot in the literature! Nice link, will check it out.Also finding these minimal constructions to be a good way to test out the quality of different colour palettes. https://t.co/Kr1xJOHeekProcedural color selection study, solving the Four-Colour Graph Theorem. The code ensures that adjacent shapes in t… https://t.co/lrBsPNN4hi
6/29
2020
@golan @tegabrain @mitpress Another idea: each cover is a frame in an animation. User could have frame 3 / 2500 for… https://t.co/InyKw7141c @golan @tegabrain @mitpress If it’s too random, all the generations will blend in together, and there will be no va… https://t.co/CalkeMehLH @golan @tegabrain @mitpress I think it should be generative in some way more than mere randomness – ie maybe driven… https://t.co/yHqSh2fyB3
6/28
2020
@lwrkalia @Mamboleoo @generativehut @p5xjs @CodePen @figmadesign With that said, I've used canvas2svg in the past w… https://t.co/6474T9zbqZ @lwrkalia @Mamboleoo @generativehut @p5xjs @CodePen @figmadesign The SVG utils right now are generally designed aro… https://t.co/WBELIu2L8l
6/24
2020
@societyoftrees Sorta, but not sure yet. Seems to have a hard time finding any patterns or clusters that I can unde… https://t.co/mCTnZXwSw2 @neverhood311 Yup! @willstall @figmadesign Nope haven’t shared or finished it. GLSL plugin in figma would be fun for sure to finish.
6/23
2020
Colour Theory on 80 Display Boards (1944) https://t.co/7JLBbgkaA1 https://t.co/rSxRaH2My0
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6/22
2020
Reminds me a bit of the ML-based glass that can solve MNIST digits in a picosecond just by shining light through it… https://t.co/GUVOMHFNmzNot sure how much real potential it has but this is an interesting & original idea, and feels very scifi. https://t.co/KZNmHFMCne @kellianderson @themexican PS - would be neat to then reverse the origami back into an object! @kellianderson @themexican Thanks for the info. It’s beautiful. Want to try and make one. 😁 @kellianderson @themexican Amazing! How?One of my best moments on Zoom these last few months: when @themexican showed my pinhole photo class ORIGAMI pinhol… https://t.co/MxGUXrb306
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6/21
2020
The last months have been very tough, and focusing on work has been extremely hard. Only recently I found enough he… https://t.co/Qb8R5uUWTc
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6/19
2020
@societyoftrees This is great thanks! I was previously trying to use a word2vec-style skip-gram network on the data… https://t.co/XYds27AtDu
6/18
2020
@anvaka @browles Thanks, going to take a look at ngraph! Seems great. @steverockan In this case color pairs, I don’t care for their RGB vector or 3D position, only whether they are link… https://t.co/JUoNwKMFgbFinally updated my sketches gallery to include work from the last 2 years. Many are parameterized, animated, and in… https://t.co/HNu5TEboWD
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriers @steverockan tSNE could work but I’m not too interested in the dimensionality reduction - more the opposite, like t… https://t.co/9AGx70paOu @steverockan I don’t care so much about the 3D positions or distances, only whether nodes are linked or not. My dis… https://t.co/VRYSoFMPoM @browles Actually this might be a good idea and it’s very simple. I’ll give it a go.Ideally I’m trying to transform these points into a space/structure where Euclidean distance between them more accu… https://t.co/yaiham8MhsI have a data structure where each 3D point in a set has N links to other points in the set. I’d like to ‘relax’ th… https://t.co/7HfgSq4XYV @P_Malin https://t.co/pVhWSF1E44
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6/17
2020
huge list of resources regarding digital morphogenesis (the creation of form through code) https://t.co/kCBTqjrMUm
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriersI've open sourced the notes and CodeSandbox exercises for my @GraphicHunters workshop "Creative Coding & Data Artwo… https://t.co/oWnh3nDXdQ @TeoBlixt Hmm interesting can you file a bug report ? Does it happen with every sketch even a basic one ? I’ve expo… https://t.co/MbOjwARapy
6/16
2020
Intended result — https://t.co/xfaYp4SgNIMore oops — https://t.co/3b7c1rOo1uAccidental glitches while coding some class exercises. #generative #creativecoding #dataart https://t.co/JeovUcJCky
6/15
2020
over the city (+ details) https://t.co/QIO3Fohw5G
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6/14
2020
@mbostock @jyzg Thanks! Tried with jrus’ CAM16-UCS but it didn’t look much different than CIELAB. Will try JzAzBz next. @jyzg I've also added a checkbox to enable/disable XYB in the notebook, assuming this code is correct. Results bel… https://t.co/IrAX04ZQKN @jyzg I've attempted to port the RGB-XYB C++ code to JS, if you have a moment please let me know if you spot any er… https://t.co/6ckDV5zD2W @jyzg Thanks, XYB looks interesting. I'm trying to find a bit more documentation on it — I found the the C++ code f… https://t.co/N18uWcEJ0o @erxzy Something like this perhaps? Converting input colors from RGB to linear RGB, then performing the interpolati… https://t.co/Qk10kNFN5N
6/11
2020
@theohonohan @vassvik Very cool, will have to test with this. Thanks @vassvik Fair point! I’d be curious to see what these edge cases look like. @sanderjson With my eyes! 🙃 In reality, I’m not sure how you could quantify this. Color difference metrics are a t… https://t.co/qcMaxyoK2PI've published an interactive & editable article with more details on how to create perceptually smooth CIELAB spli… https://t.co/j2MrlM6ERr @RectangleWorld Nice one! This is what I'd like to try next, turning the 3D curve into a parametric surface so that… https://t.co/paAPfvNmDX @edankwan @p01 Smoothstep is not too bad either. Comparison here, smoothstep on top, Catmull-Rom on bottom. https://t.co/P2kiuIU8gc @Gadget_Games Fair point but I didn't think the noise would be apparent on Twitter, hence why I didn't bring it up… https://t.co/2fncFVV0sG
6/10
2020
@LucasVB Not yet, but it seems to be a flexible system. Catmull-Rom was chosen because the input points will go thr… https://t.co/U4yMP89SLxCode example below, using ThreeJS for the Catmull-Rom spline implementation. → https://t.co/1BAl7bwwJhA novel approach for making smooth, perceptually uniform multi-color linear gradients: interpolate with a 3D Catmul… https://t.co/WAmXoIhFsCWe still have a few spots left for the online training 'Creative Coding' on June 16. Join @mattdesl during this 4 h… https://t.co/MCsMGpHkBO
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6/9
2020
Buffers the data captured by the webcam and displays different times on the panel. Source code ->… https://t.co/jlWSLXPcqq
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriers🚨PEOPLE: It is really happening. The Minneapolis City Council *just* announced their intent to disband the Police D… https://t.co/onVLwzfyTN
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6/7
2020
In addition to donating to Bail Funds, you should also consider donating to Campaign Zero who are working toward re… https://t.co/a9XNqFWJ8COr, donate to a national fund such as the Bail Project: https://t.co/oPBGfXXy0hAlso please consider donating to Bail Funds across America right now. This site allows you to split your donation a… https://t.co/bTbPIyp7S5What's happening in NYC right now with cops beating and arresting citizens at 8pm on the dot is disgusting and hear… https://t.co/MpZnrEYaJ7The indomitable @johnknefel got some good footage of the batwork and your correspondent getting thrown into some tr… https://t.co/pGAhfBrZdT
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriersCyclists being tackled and arrested https://t.co/CcmVnKd0vy
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriersAnd shit just changed. Cops charge the crowd, beating, arresting. Here’s the moment. https://t.co/jVOqkb4T5c
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6/5
2020
For those who are interested in research-based solutions to stop police violence, here’s what you need to know - ba… https://t.co/SoXi1hG3kA
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriersFacts about American Policing that will Blow Your Mind: 1) US Police kill roughly 1,000 Americans per year - 3 liv… https://t.co/tgk6vEwRAc
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriersDefund, demilitarize, and reform. The system is dysfunctional and needs to change. Read this thread. 👇 https://t.co/AebbseG0rX
6/4
2020
I wrote about the wildly imaginative and inspiring School of @Afrotectopia created by @aricianoo for Black creative… https://t.co/EGTYM92tAk
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriers @kianamaiart Yo!! I'm a 19 yo boi mainly interested in animation, insta @Weel_Lee . Thanks for this opportunity:) https://t.co/fhQsq7tR3z
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6/3
2020
I've published the dataset I'm using for my recent colour experiments on GitHub and npm. It's a fork of @dblodorn's… https://t.co/QXSBeVGTgMHello, I'm Qu, an observer. I make illustration, comic and gifs! Unfortunately, my previous twitter was hacked and… https://t.co/i4HkcwM6VG
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5/27
2020
Nice writeup by @flight404 on how he created his procedural meandering rivers in Houdini. 👀 https://t.co/GitmthCTRw @richardvisuals Will post Colab notebooks this week @aweary The probability/score for whether it is a good match. (Aside from the input which is just fixed width.) @vvzen L*a*b* space vectors on a data set of 159 colors in various predefined ‘pleasing’ combinations. ML might be… https://t.co/RxAhQBrIkr @BenMcEvoy Yup ! Plan to @punitvara Yup ! Data is a fork of existing work already on github. Will post links tomorrowQuick test with the "Sanzo Wada AI colour space" — choose an input colour (thin left strip), and the AI model will… https://t.co/kdi430a1Ag @golan @tegabrain Congrats! Looking forward to grabbing a paperback copy when it's released! @So_me_yeahh @FrontendMasters I'm running a mid-2015 MacBook Pro, which I love. It's the one with all the regular p… https://t.co/9gJtrAZSS9 @So_me_yeahh @FrontendMasters Hey — I think most new laptops would be fine, you could do a Windows PC or macOS depe… https://t.co/UZy4q3NPmW @evanwallace Hey Evan this looks fantastic. Two questions: - do you have any plans to explore native file watching… https://t.co/AHdHF1qU4T
5/26
2020
So, I've been working on a tool to arrange the named CSS colors in a way that I see the similar colors together. Re… https://t.co/KSq2FSomkz
Retweeted by Matt DesLauriers4 typewriter concrete poems by master Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt https://t.co/sjjE8bmpQW
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5/25
2020
@nonoesp Thanks! Not at the moment noVariations — https://t.co/al2sp8B93Q
5/21
2020

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