ArtLung: I am Joe Crawford. Welcome to my website circa July 2008. I am a web developer. I live in Moorpark, California, USA. I work in Los Angeles, and have lived elsewhere and done many surprising things. I put up the first ArtLung website 12 years ago, moved it to artlung.com 10 years ago, nd I've been blogging for 7 years. I'm still learning, every day. Welcome.

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8 ArtLung posts from May, 2009

May 2nd, 2009

I’m at BarCamp

joe-crawford-at-barcampla-7

May 3rd, 2009

The Day I Met Ze Frank

Ze Frank and me at BarCampLA7

May 16th, 2009

My President speaks at Arizona State University

I like this guy.

May 16th, 2009

Whitney Brothers; Processing, Jbum

At BarCampLA, Jim Bumgardner was inspirational for many things. One small thing was for pointing out these two films:

“Lapis,” a short film by James Whitney:

“Catalog,” a short film by John Whitney, 1961

Over on Coverpop, Bumgardner shows off work inspired by John Whitney: Whitney Music Box which is beautiful and hypnotic and surprisingly musical. Mathematics and music indeed!

Inspired by this and Jim’s work, I downloaded Processing for the first time and began playing based on some of the examples on his Processing page.

I had a real good time at BarCampLA-7.

May 16th, 2009

Sharing; this one time…

In keeping with the “all I’m going to do is post videos indefinitely” theme that seems to be occuring, here are two of my favorites, they’re really phenomenal, which were posted on Cartoon Brew:

Sharing from kris anka on Vimeo.

This one time… from nelson boles on Vimeo.

May 19th, 2009

ACID vs. Key-Value Object Stores

Drop ACID and think about data by Bob Ippolito of Mochi Media, Inc. from PyCon 2009.

The Video:

The Slides:

Glossary:
ACID
CAP Theorem
BASE
BigTable by Google
Dynamo by Amazon
Cassandra, an Apache Incubator Project, formerly of Facebook
Python dict
Immutable vs mutable (computer science)
Tokyo Cabinet
Tokyo Tyrant
Redis
Document database
CouchDB
MongoDB
JSON
BSON
Sharding
Column databases
MonetDB
LucidDB
Vertica (commercial, MochiAds uses this)
Bitmap Index
BBC: byte-aligned bitmap compression
WAC: word-aligned hybrid code
FastBit
Bloom filter

May 21st, 2009

Watch Jerk, then watch Chank

I prefer Chank.

May 25th, 2009

Revealed: God, Pop Songs

White Man by The Michael Gungor Band

via alliefab

Four Chords by Axis of Awesome [note: some salty language]

via kill ugly radio