Jip de Beer

Jip de Beer

Jip de Beer, initiator of MADtech.me, is an artist who operates on the intersection of art and computer science. He's fascinated by automation and attempts to optimize his artistic work(flow) with programming. His work usually involves a Web Browser and tends to be generative, interactive and strongly visual. In his daily life, Jip tries to have a positive influence on the world by living a vegan lifestyle.

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Trying out projector @ Museumplein Drachten

I’ve been asked by Museum Dr8888 to make an interactive light installation for the Museumplein in Drachten. It will run every evening, for three months, starting mid October.

Yesterday evening I started to experiment with what’s available: a 4x5m floor projection, a top mounted camera and a computer running AdVis 2.1 software.

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AdSense Memory [Serious Game]

“You’ve got a memory, but so does the Internet! If you’re using an ad blocker than this game is probably not for you. If you aren’t, then AdSense Memory will raise your adwareness!” I’ve developed this game to put ads front and center. Instead of stuff you’d rather ignore, in AdSense Memory the advertisements themselves are in the … Continue reading AdSense Memory [Serious Game]

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Random Vegan Comic – Google Chrome Extension

I wasn’t incredibly happy with how my previous Google Chrome extension turned out, so on the same day I made Random Vegan Comic. With the plugin installed a random comic made by Vegan Sidekick will be added to about 20% of the pages you visit. It’s inserted right after the longest paragraph on the page, and … Continue reading Random Vegan Comic – Google Chrome Extension

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Brainwash Yourself – Google Chrome Extension

Have you ever heard that story about subconscious Coca Cola advertising in the cinema? Well, if you haven’t here’s a bit of text quoted from Businessinsider.com: The birth of subliminal advertising as we know it dates to 1957 when a market researcher named James Vicary inserted the words “Eat Popcorn” and “Drink Coca-Cola” into a movie. The … Continue reading Brainwash Yourself – Google Chrome Extension

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Rapping.Reviews has been released!

It’s almost 4 weeks since I released my Rapping.Reviews project. After about a year of hard work, crazy rap auditions and a long search for affordable and performant managed WordPress hosting the website is finally live. Check out the trailer! Rapping.Reviews automatically analyzes the reviews from Movies and TV Series and presents them in the form of … Continue reading Rapping.Reviews has been released!

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Friends Season 1 – An Average Episode

I recently read an article about average faces which made me curious about moving average images. How would an average movie of a certain director look like? Or what would the average ‘I love you’ phrase in a movie look AND sound like? While I was thinking about this, somebody told me this has already … Continue reading Friends Season 1 – An Average Episode

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Rap Karaoke in a Costume @ Minerva Open Day

The ‘Rap Karaoke in a Costume’ event was a big success! I hosted the event during the Open Day of the Minerva Art Academy on Saturday November 7th. Everybody was welcome to give a (lip sync) rap performance in the Green Screen Studio while simultaneously express a positive or a negative word to review a … Continue reading Rap Karaoke in a Costume @ Minerva Open Day

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Batch Download Tracks from YouTube Music Library

The YouTube Music Library is a good resource of free music. But when quickly trying to find a suitable track, I was slightly annoyed that the YouTube Music Library doesn’t allow you to scrub through the track. This forces me to listen to the whole intro. I wrote a small script that batch downloads all … Continue reading Batch Download Tracks from YouTube Music Library

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Pyro: The experiment of my first Nikon 1 4K RAW film

Equipment used: Nikon 1 V2, Canon FD 28mm f2.8, Canon FD 50mm f1.8, Canon FD 70-210mm f4, Pentor Auto 135mm f2.8, 128GB Komputerbay SD card, Fotodiox FD-Nikon 1 Lens Mount Adapter with tripod mount, tripod, Zoom H4n audio recorder, Macbook Pro Retina 15″ 1TB SSD Software used: Custom Perl script for sorting the burst photos, … Continue reading Pyro: The experiment of my first Nikon 1 4K RAW film

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Product Development – The Beacon

My favorite course at ADM was Interactive Devices where we developed lamps that visualize information about a person. As you can hear in the video, my concept is like this: The Beacon – A smart lamp for lovers. Do you like to feel connected to the people you care about? We do! That’s why we’ve … Continue reading Product Development – The Beacon

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Masters in Media, Art, Design and Technology