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April 21, 2012 1:51 PM   Subscribe

IBNIZ (Ideally Bare Numeric Impression giZmo) is a virtual machine and a programming language that generates video and audio from very short strings of code.
posted by Foci for Analysis (9 comments total) 49 users marked this as a favorite

 
Ooh, yes, I've been playing with this. I think I saw it here somewhere, but not a dupe. I'll have to post the little scrolling thingy I made a while ago.

The language you program it in makes regular FORTH look readable...
posted by BungaDunga at 1:57 PM on April 21, 2012


Very cool!
posted by defenestration at 2:16 PM on April 21, 2012


this is great
posted by idiopath at 2:24 PM on April 21, 2012


Holy balls.

I think I saw it here somewhere, but not a dupe.

Looks like it got mentioned a couple of times in this thread about bytebeat stuff from January.
posted by cortex at 2:34 PM on April 21, 2012 [1 favorite]


Here's my one ibniz program of any note:
x1x/dv*x2)7r.FFFF&dv+vv+xsxs+x7r.FFFF&+
A commented version:
x1x/
dv*   \ Perform a very simple perspective transformation

x2)7r.FFFF&dv+vv+x \ Translate the "camera"
sxs+x 7r.FFFF&+ \ render plasma. You can put anything here
                \ and the ones above will perform the same transformations.
Mind you I have no idea why it works anymore, it just does. Try running it here, can't test it myself as I'm on ancient FF3.6 against my will.
posted by BungaDunga at 3:11 PM on April 21, 2012 [1 favorite]


cat yourmom.jpg > /dev/audio
posted by symbioid at 4:09 PM on April 21, 2012 [2 favorites]


IBNIZ (Ideally Bare Numeric Impression giZmo) is a virtual machine and a programming language that generates video and audio migraines from very short strings of code. FTFY.
posted by gruchall at 6:05 PM on April 21, 2012 [2 favorites]


...migraines from very short strings of code.

And yet I find it oddly pleasing. To me and my references, it's sort of like a missing channel from a Parts & Labor song. But I'm not familiar with bytebeat stuff so it sounds like I have another thing to check out.
posted by safetyfork at 7:32 PM on April 21, 2012


Just entering // into the JS interpreter produces an interesting result.
posted by GenericUser at 6:16 AM on April 22, 2012


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