Dec 21, 16 / Cap 20, 00 18:48 UTC
Electric Sheep ¶
Q: What do Androids dream of ?
A: Electric Sheep
The free Electric sheep is a community-powered never ending, always evolving screensaver of animated 3D fractal flames, that swirl and morph into beautiful shapes and patterns.
The hand of evolution is guided by users voting up or down on the sequences they see, which changes the chances of any sheep breeding with another. Unlike normal screensavers these are short lived flames, and old favourites become old memories (unless you dedicate your HD to capture them).
Each person connected, creates 1 frame of an animation and it is uploaded and added to the others, where it then streams via p2p as video data. It is available for Linux, Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android
The author Scott Draves, travels to festivals and events with the commercial version, which features only the best sheep in a higher quality for big projections. Many people use it to create ambient music videos, and lots of examples can be found in Youtube.