O'Reilly logo

Processing: Creative Coding and Generative Art in Processing 2 by Deepak Kumar, Dianna Xu, Ira Greenberg

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

ChapterOpener.jpg

Chapter 6

Organizing Chaos

Prior to the development of modern computers, the word computing mostly implied numerical calculation. Today, computing encompasses all forms of electronic manipulation of objects: numbers, text, sound, music, photographs, movies, genes, etc., and even ideas! Computing can be used as an extension of your mind. It is in this form that a computer becomes an enormously powerful device. You might be wondering, how do computers manipulate ideas? Well, not quite in the sense you might have imagined. If you think about objects like numbers, text, sound, music, and even genes and how we are able to process them or do computing ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required