Hi, my name is Martijn de Boer from The Netherlands. I'm a developer, geek, writer and open-source hacker. Welcome!

On my hunt for a melodic percussion instrument I recently purchased a Klangauge. It’s a steel slit drum sounding similar to a handpan or it’s closely related Hapi drum. While researching the instrument I came across poorly recorded videos of the instrument which don’t really give a good image of it’s clear sound. In the […]

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A small introduction on getting up and running with Google Go on Mac OS X, a very fun and fast developing programming language.

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A while ago I started to collect small melodic and percussion instruments for fun, starting with some shakers, a sansula, some kazoo’s and now a Klangauge. So what is it? Basically it’s a metallic slit drum, somewhat inspired by the sound and playability of the steel handpan called a Hang instrument. It’s also somewhat reminiscent […]

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Title Generative Art a practical guide using processing Author Matt Pearson Publisher Manning Publications Co. Format Paperback (240 pages) ISBN 9781935182627 More information  manning.com   A piece of algorithmic art and a bright orange cover, that’s how Matt Pearson’s book “generative art, a practical guide to processing” greets you. This book dives into the world […]

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