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= Current Work =
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*[http://organicdesign.co.nz/wiki/index.php?title=Special:Contributions&target=rob List of may articles]
*[[:Category:Media Center]]
= Brief Biography =
Since my first experience with computer technology at age 10, I have been interested in the potential for collaboration and expression in both the technical and artistic sense.
I first meet [[User:Nad|Aran]] at a computer club demo exhibition in the late 80's. We met again by chance in 2000 and began to exchange ideas about the future of information technology, culture and organisation.
My design philosophy is based on simplification of concepts, forms and ideas. I'm influenced by the modernisim movement of the early 1900's and in particular the [[w:Bauhaus|Bauhaus]] school of art and design.
I learned my first Computer Science hacking 6502 assembly language and BBC BASIC on an Acorn Electron circa 1986. I've used Mac's for years but have become more disolusioned with bloated, low performance operating systems.
I first encoutered linux in 2000 thanks to my friend [http://giantrobot.co.nz Chris] and have since studied extensively in the area of linux operating systems. I see linux, GNU and the open source movements as the future of modern operating system design.
= Projects =
There is considerable overlap between my work with Organic Design and my work at the [http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/ Department of Computer Science] ([http://www.auckland.ac.nz/ University of Auckland]).
Prior to taking the position in Computer Science, my partner [http://angelacarter.co.nz Angela] and I ran a graphic design business for a number of years. We continue to provide services to a small circle of clients, whilst pursuing our research in art and design.
*[http://mintmedia.co.nz/ Mint Media]
*[http://mintmedia.co.nz/ Mint Media]
*[http://angelacarter.co.nz/ Angela Carter]
=Contact details=
*Name: Rob Carter
*Email: [mailto:r.carter@cs.auckland.ac.nz r.carter@cs.auckland.ac.nz]<br>[mailto:rob@mintmedia.co.nz rob@mintmedia.co.nz]
*Address: PO Box 68917, Newton<br/>
*Phone: 623 4303<br>021 421 129
== Links ==
* http://intihuatani.usc.edu/cloud/flowing/
* [http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/tcc/ Tiny C compiler]
* [http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/who/dmr/manintro.html Historic Unix documents]
*[http://tcode.auckland.ac.nz/~mark/ Mark R. Titchener]
*[http://www.wefeelfine.org/movements.html I feel fine]
*[http://robotics.ece.auckland.ac.nz/ Robotics and augmented reality]
Complex networks
*[[User:Rob/Luciano da F. Costa]]
peer 2 peer networks
* http://tribler.org/developers/
Web 2.0
* [[Ajax]]
Unattached articles:
== Some articles i've worked on ==
* [[Dependency and versioning]]
* [[Javascript blobs]]
*[[Actionscript notes]]
* [[USB human interface devices with Linux]]
* [[Simple video streaming with ffserver]]
Random Scripts
* [[Linux video capture over firewire (IEEE1394)]]
* [[surface-test.pl]]
* [[Automated DVD production]]
* [[mkui.pl]]
* [[Arduino with linux]]
* [[Server monitor example]]
* [[Realtime audio synthesis]]
* [[Server monitor data file]]
* [[Config file for avrdude for atmega168]]
* [[User interface concepts]]
* [[Interactive demos]]
* [[Debian installerator]]
* [[Logitech QuickCam Express]]
** [[sfdisk]]
* [[Interactive table]]
Research areas:
* [[Art and interactivity]]
* User [[interface]]
* [[Sfdisk]]
* [[software architecture]]
* [[Live USB]]
* [[OSEnv|Operating System Enviroment]]
* [[Live CD]]
* narratives in visual languages
* [[SQLite for iPhone and iPod touch]]
* Multimedia: [[Sound]]
* Utilising technology for artistic expression
What I want out of this project
* a new, free, operating system
* computers that run fast again
* the elimination of software bloat
* modern, robust, multimedia
* computers that start up in 2 seconds
* no waiting for hourglasses, watches, spinning beach balls

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Some articles i've worked on