Cattle of Egypt

I’m back to working on Seder-Masochism after a very long hiatus. Here are some biblical Egyptian cattle:

And here they are after I AM THAT I AM gets through with them:

I’m back to working on Seder-Masochism after a very long hiatus. Here are some biblical Egyptian cattle: And here they are after I AM THAT I AM gets

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PaleGray Labs finally gets its own web site

PaleGrayLabs.com

I’m all wordpressed out for a while.

 

PaleGrayLabs.com I’m all wordpressed out for a while.

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QuiltBank

Our Thousand Dollar Quilts now have a web site of their own. Offered at face value.

QuiltBank.com

Interestingly, money is not culture; currency is. More on that in my essay Culture is Anti-Rivalrous (scroll down to part IV). And here I am, a Free Culture advocate minting money on my quilt plotter. My impulse to share source files is mitigated by this. Free Culture readers of this blog: how can I best share the culture of this project without compromising the identity of the bills themselves? I like to share the “source code” of my projects once they’re out there, but I don’t see how I can do that with this one.

Our Thousand Dollar Quilts now have a

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resampling DST files

Our Quilt Plotter’s rather frustrating software automatically resamples DST files, for no explicable reason. While we struggle to communicate with its manufacturers to overcome this “feature,” I attempted to explain the problem in pictures.

1. A line, or vector file, is not a DST file yet. A DST file is comprised of many points, like so:

2. This has a high sample rate, because there are many points spaced close together.

3. Above is a lower sample rate, with “stitches” in black. There are fewer points and they are spaced further apart. Here’s a resample at the same sample rate (frequency/spacing of points):

4. Every time the path is resampled, it moves

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