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Distribution Religion by Dan Sandin (1978).

Instructions on how to build a modular video synthesizer.

Read the first three pages of this and tell me it's not a hippy alternate history free [soft/hard]ware licence.

Then just enjoy the literally cut, copied and pasted hand annotated document until you've had your fill.

"Put in your own method of returning energy to me here"

criticalartware.net/Distributi

@insom wait I said this a joke and then saw your other post, this is cool as hell

@insom #analogComputing
upthread: alternative history analog modular video synthesizer

@insom what a beast! i remember reading about this in computer lib / dream machines. i wonder how old the origins of copyleft & free culture licensing goes

you happen to see those scanimate videos that made the rounds on youtube a few years ago?

@djsundog @ajroach42 well then you might also be interested in this archive of material manipulated with it vimeo.com/copyitright including a talk demonstrating and explaining it from (presumably) the late 70's

@djsundog @ajroach42 Kentucky Route Zero sent me down this rabbit hole. Infinity good comes from digging into the references in that game 😁

@insom if @ajroach42 isn't building one before the close of this calendar year I'll eat my virtual hat.

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