The ‘Bay Lights’ Creator Leo Villareal On Where Tech Meets Art [TCTV]

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http://techcrunch.com – Last night was the grand lighting ceremony for The Bay Lights, the $8.8 million art installation that will turn the historically drab San Francisco Bay Bridge into the world’s largest LED light sculpture every night for the next two years. It’s clearly a work of art first and foremost, but there is a lot of technology at play here too. The 25,000 LED lights that are attached to the 1.8 mile western span of the Bay Bridge are all individually programmed with software algorithms that create a generative sequence making it so that the patterns never occur twice. The hardware aspect (IT news)