The same idea as last year - for the algorave birthday we're opening up a worldwide youtube stream, you'll be able to book a slot and send some live coding or related form of algorithmic music/visuals performance. Here's what happened last year: https://algorave.com/wearefive/
Here's the schedule - please add yourself in if you're up for sending something.
No need to rush/panic buy - there's over twice as many slots as last year so there should be plenty space for everyone.
The times are in UTC (aka GMT), click the link to find your local time.
Here's an interesting question from a journalist:
"If you were writing an intro feature on algorave, what would you
choose to emphasise, or what would be the angle / shop window for
Oh dear, I sent the below to the old group on the retiring lurk.org.
Please direct any comments/discussion to this new one on we.lurk.org,
On 17 January 2018 at 22:38, Alex McLean <alex(a)slab.org> wrote:
> Hi all
> Our 24h stream went really well last year:
> Basically we opened up a spreadsheet and suddenly there were 48 people
> in there booking half hour slots. It was great to connect with live
> coders around the world!
> I'm organising an event in sheffield on the 15th March:
> I thought this could be a nice opportunity to kick off the birthday
> stream, which could then run until the end of 17th March, aiming for
> 100 half hour performances..
> Then Shelly said she'd be up for trying to organise +stream a
> Melbourne algorave that weekend.
> So I thought it would be good to see if anyone else wanted to organise
> a local streamed event
> So how about this for a plan:
> - step 1 - if anyone wants to organise a local streamed event that
> weekend, they block out some time in the schedule for it (email me
> directly at alex(a)slab.org for the link to the schedule)
> - step 2 - in a couple of weeks when that's set we open up the rest of
> the schedule for individual streams
> If you'd like to organise an event but aren't sure if you can then
> best to pencil it into the schedule anyway.
> I'm guessing most performances will be individual streams but nice to
> make sure there's enough clear space in the schedule for organised
> events if people want to do them.
> Hope that's clear!
We're getting some teething troubles with the new system, getting there but you probably just received an additional welcome message to this forum, sorry about that, please bear with us.
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