The messages come through fast and often. They cascade down the monitor, black characters on a white background divided by light grey borders. Names, locations, requests — musical or otherwise. New texts slide in at the bottom, bumping through the queue of new album spins, talkback requests, or lonely conversation. But sometimes one pushes its… Continue reading Text Line
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoLdCh9oWFk Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Popped a tyre on an old Celica and all I had handy was a camera. Subscribe to my YouTube channel here.
Super Fund has been nominated for the Australian Screen Industry Network Awards in the following categories: BEST WEB SERIES BEST WRITING, for Zac van Manen's work on 'Supervise'. BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, for Justin Hartwell's work on 'Superhuman'. To vote for the show, head to the Australian Screen Industry Network voting page. There, look for: Super Fund,… Continue reading How To Vote For Super Fund
They had left the boy behind long ago. Tatters of sunbleached cloth caught the wind on thin flagpoles but otherwise only their stories remained. The tales of high above. Past the clouds. The boy had begun to gather his own wool from the farmers after the sheep had been sheared and the merchants had taken… Continue reading Hot Air
Lovesick at the fairy house in Bardon, the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, and the Mt Coot-Tha Botanical Gardens. Episode seven of season two of the vlog, live on YouTube. http://bit.ly/thevlogs02e07
The idea of a creative AI can be inherently terrifying. I recently sat down with a singer/songwriter to discuss just building a dataset to train a machine. Question one: ‘So you’re trying to replace musicians?’ Not quite. It’s hard to imagine that, in a world where machines understand and can generate music from scratch, people… Continue reading Creativity in AI
Below is an old story, The Gift Horse, which was submitted to Voiceworks earlier this year. I was unsure what to do with it so decided to share it here. All 3000 words of it. No edits have been made since its rejection. The horse had brilliant teeth. It pranced obnoxiously about the stables, knowing it… Continue reading Gift Horse