evoFlash/bombsquad blowup the demoscene

art :: ADHDTV

ADHDTV demoscene release by evoflash/bombsquad

so for anyone who dousnt know, the demoscene is a community of programmers, artists, and musicians, who come together and create amazing graphic visualizations for or coupled by music. (mr.doob explains) at this years assemby07 the evoflash team of bombsquad went crazy! their demo, entitled ADHDTV is amazing. They combine realtime fluid dynamics, with 3D computational physics, enviorment mapping, raycasting, phong shading, dynamic lighting, and shadowing... now that's some sexy math! 

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3D sound visualizer

code :: papervision3D spikey ball

papervision3D sound visualizer

a fellow papervision3D enthusiast zeh (creator of the popular mctween) has created a new way of animating full 3D objects in the flash/flex environment with 100% code! introducing the caurina tweener, which is now hosted on googlecode. tweener is still in development, but is completely stable and functional.

check out the sound visualization demo i created using pv3d and tweener
http://lab.xero.nu/spineSound/ (source)

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papervision3D video material

code :: the lupin cube

papervision3D video material - the lupin cube

 

my latest papervision3d project was a revamp of the video cube. this time around the rotation of the cube is static, not mouse driven, also i added some new filtering, and a different method of using a video texture that doesn’t throw an error message. the flv is from the best cartoon ever lupin the 3rd. this episode is called "buns, guns, and fun in the sun" 

check it out here.

and here's the as3 code:

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dont take the "blue pill"

lab :: new rootkit exploit

the blue pill

so i bet you haven’t heard about "the blue pill" exploit yet... so here's the basics. circa 2005, amd and intel started adding virtual machine functionality to the instruction set of the processors. the idea was having a virtual machine running natively on the processor, not an emulated one, which would cause an increase in speed. the virtual processor then switches to what's called “ring1 mode” which is like a basic user with limited privileges. In this mode, it can't touch any of the memory of the standard os, which is running in “ring0 mode”. this switch only happens when weird instructions go in that need to take advantage of the full cpu.

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tie the knot

lab :: papervision3D torus knot demo

tie the knot - papervision3D demo

so i had the chance this weekend to create a few 3D models and export their geometry into papervision3D primitives. so i decided to create a demo, using both my as3 torusKnot primitives and the new flex accordion component. about the time i finished my demo i decided to re-sync my pv3d folder with the svn. at that exact same moment their was a slip-up. somehow one of the new dev materials got leaked into the public svn. the new material features dynamic lighting! so i decided to hack it into my new demo. so enjoy my custom primitive shadedColorMaterial demo created in flex3.

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the magic number

entertainment :: HD DVD processing key leaked

09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0

HD DVDs

everyone is going crazy over this. in case you’re a n00b and don’t know, this is the 'processing key' for all HD-DVDs out currently. this means that linux will now have the ability to decode and play HD movies, as well as facilitate the creation of HD-DVD backup warez. this number cannot be copywritten, so feel free to share!

skate-er-guy

lab :: a friend's first flash game

a screen from skate-er-guy

well my buddy donovan has been learning more and more about flash as his college career progresses. we were discussing the idea of flash games  and he decided to attempt to make one. with some minor help/troubleshooting from my end, d has managed to make a pretty sweet first game. check out the beta version of skate-er-guy.