Processing ported to JavaScript!

Processing.js is an open programming language for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets. Processing.js uses Javascript to draw shapes and manipulate images on the HTML5 Canvas element. The code is light-weight, simple to learn and makes an ideal tool for visualizing data, creating user-interfaces and developing web-based games. Processing.js runs in FireFox, Safari, Opera, Chrome and will also work with Internet Explorer, using Explorer Canvas. The Processing language was created by Ben Fry and Casey Reas. It evolved from ideas explored in the Aesthetics and Computation Group at the MIT Media Lab and was originally intended to be used in a Java run-time environment. In the Summer of 2008, John Resig ported the 2D context of Processing to Javascript for use in web pages. Much like the native language, Processing.js is a community-driven project, and continues to grow … Continue reading

What will a good Memory do for you!

Nobody has a bad memory – only an untrained one. Here are some tips to help you with your memory: Absorb and Review: 5 minutes after absorbing any information, review the main points you wish to remember. Repeat this after an hour Create concept maps: When studying confusing topics, focus on the main ideas and then expand into supporting facts or ideas. Look a person in the face: When you meet them for the first time, notice their features: face shape, nose, eye color, hair style or glasses. Link those features to the person’s name. Repeat their name 3 times (mentally and aloud within the conversation). Make up rhymes or songs to remember facts. Rely on all your senses: To recall things, picture the information, speak it, hear it…remember it. Create associations: The more ridiculous and absurd and exaggerated the association is, the easier it will be to remember. Speech … Continue reading