Acorn by Yoko Ono

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"It's approximately 50 years in the past that my publication of conceptual directions Grapefruit was once first released. In those pages I'm deciding upon up the place I left off. After every day of sharing the directions you'll want to be at liberty to question, talk about, and/or record what your brain tells you. I'm simply planting the seeds. Have fun." —Yoko Ono
Legendary avant-garde icon Yoko Ono has encouraged generations of artists and performers. In Acorn, she bargains enthralling and thought-provoking workouts that open our eyes—and all of our senses—to extra inventive and conscious methods of on the subject of ourselves, one another, and the planet we cohabit. all through this superbly designed e-book are a hundred black-and-white line drawings by means of Yoko. Like this mythical girl herself, the e-book is wildly unique, stimulating, and tough to label: name it functional play, name it mind poetry, name it guided motivation, name it Zen-like incantations, name it no matter what you will want. yet learn it. Acorn might switch how you event the realm.

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Referring back to the house example, you can see how the first primitive call–rect(50, 250, 300, 300);–draws a 300 x 300 pixel rectangle 50 pixels from the left edge of the window and 250 pixels from the top of the window. If you’re still not sure how the 50 and 250 map to the x- and y-axes respectively, refer to the rect() command in the Processing reference. You’ll see that the first two arguments refer to the x and y position of the rectangle. The rest of the primitive calls should be self-explanatory, referring to the sketch window’s underlying coordinate system.

Later in the chapter you’ll learn more about both of these. 35 Chapter 2 After setting initial states, we introduce some loops. Loops are structures we use in programming to do things over and over again. You’ll notice we included two loop while statements and also introduced some indenting. The first loop while statement (the outer loop) runs continuously, as long as the skating state is true, which it always is; look at the first line in the pseudocode where we set this state to true and never set it to false anywhere in the program.

For example, Figure 1-18 shows a screenshot of our Tools menu with some user-contributed tools installed. Figure 1-18. Tools menu with user-contributed tools added The Tools menu in Android and JavaScript modes stays the same as in Standard mode. Help Menu Figure 1-19 shows a screenshot of Processing’s Help menu. Figure 1-19. This functionality does not require an Internet connection, as the information is stored locally within the Processing application directory. The environment page gives an overview on Processing, similar to this chapter.

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