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Creative computing

A range of high-quality resources for Electronic Engineering and Computer Science are available on the web. For subject specific resources look at these guides:

A range of high-quality resources for Aerospace, which are freely available on the web. Start exploring them here:

Coding (inc software & physical computing)

Processing: An extensive resource for the code editor Processing, including download of the software, and lots of guides and video to support the user.

Canvas tutorial: Canvas is an HTML element which can be used to create graphics.

Creative coding for the curious mind:  Community for designers, artists, educators, and coders who like to experiment with algorithmic design.

The Coding Train: A collection of Youtube videos with coding challenges and interviews. There is a range of software used while creating the code in the videos, including Processing and p5.js.

Free Code Camp: Freely available coding tutorials hosted by a non-profit.

Daily Art: Art project updated on daily basis, by the London-based artist Saskia Freeke, mostly created in Processing and the Hype Framework.

Hype: Coding framework usable within Processing.

Kobakant DIY - How to get what you want: Wearable technology documentation which enables the individual to do it themselves, created by the collective Kobakant.

Nature of Code: Freely available guide to Processing authored by Daniel Shiffman. Learn HTML coding. An easy try-it-yourself editor makes it possible to learn without any other applications. Lots of other languages, such as javascript and css, are also available to learn at W3schools.

Data sources & visualisation

Awesome Public Datasets: Repository of freely available datasets in a range of areas.

Density Design Lab: Documents the Research Lab in the Design Department of the Politecnico di Milano. Focusing on “the visual representation of complex social, organizational and urban phenomena”

The Functional Art: The info-graphic and data visualisation journalist and artist Alberto Cairo’s weblog.

Guardian's datablog: An active blog about the world around us focusing on the data and statistics, which describe it; from the Guardian.

Information Is Beautiful: Visual blog funded by the British journalist and information designer David McCandless, alumni of Westfield College, includes a wealth of info-graphics, which explains and explore the world in innovative ways.

ODI - Open Data Institute: A rich resource, which documents the work of the Open Data Institute.

The Pudding: Digital publication which combines data and data visualisation with the written words and present it as digital essays.

US Census Visualization Gallery: Various visual breakdowns of the US census. 

Digital Art

Concept Art World: Extensive online gallery of digital artists.

DAM - Digital Art Museum: An online resource for the history and practice of digital fine art.

MOCDA - Museum of Contemporary Digital Art: Offers contemporary art exhibitions. 

Rhizome: Born-digital art institution, which hosts digital exhibitions.

Victoria and Albert Museum - Digital Art & Design:  Explore the museum’s digital collection.

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