Bits and Base Pairs
A reflection on bits and base pairs.



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Role: Everything
Date: Summer 2011
Music Credit: Apollo by Danger Beach
Recognition: The Atlantic, Time, Pop!Tech, OWNI

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About



I was playing around with some Processing I wrote earlier and decided to turn it into a short. This is one of those projects where the story comes from the visuals - I created a lot of little tests until I made the association of birth, identity, and creation. Jumping over to Wikipedia I found the genome to be about 725mb which is how many particles I was working with!

Here's a more elaborate description of the code.

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