Cody Pallo

Cody Pallo

Cody Pallo

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Projects

Design

Art

AR/VR


Toggle Button: Emoji Mood Status Update Application

March 16, 2019

Toggle Button is a 3” round pinback button with a full-color digital display. Users pair it with an iPhone and use the app to pick one emoji to display on the button. Whenever one's mood changes they can change their emoji simply by entering it…

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ToolRefinery: An XR Machine-shop Application for Micro-fabrication

March 14, 2019

Would you consider making art in VR if you had an intense amount of tools and materials at your disposal, similar to what you may have in a professional studio? Let’s call the app you would use “ToolRefinery.” This app can undo and redo, cut…

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The Mirror Network: Travel Space & Pan Through Time Simultaneously

October 3, 2018

Let me ask you this… what if we all wore ultra thin VR Visors with small 360 degrees, volumetric cameras around the perimeter of our heads. The kind that captures 3D space and time (volumetric video.) Imagine people walking around and recording all their surroundings…

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Angelfish: Robotic Hosts for Holographic Guests

August 9, 2018

I am using this idea as an example of how most of the good emerging technology applications may not be possible for years to come. This is called “Angelfish” it is based on the concepts of facilitator, host, and guest. Imagine tiny all-terrain flying robots…

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Phantom Actor: An AI-assisted 3D Modeling, 2D Photo Simulation Tool.

August 7, 2018

“Phantom Actor” is a VR concept that I would like to share with those interested. It’s not a new idea really if you follow AI creative application development today, these concepts should seem pretty rudimentary. This idea is kind of a strange consumer product though…

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ArtAcclaim: Blockchain Fine Art Network

March 16, 2018

A social game based on the business of contemporary fine art. I believe Digital Art (Multimedia) will be an essential extension of one’s self-image in the future. Much like any other possession, such as; clothes, homes, or cars. For this site, there are four categories…

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Photon Particle: Geolocated Democracy

March 16, 2018

Photon Particle is a geolocated demographic polling application for phone-based XR. Users create questions with predetermined answers and drop them anywhere they like, as small bubbles. For example, on an overhead sandwich board next to the vegan option or the entrance to the white house.

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Thinkithing: Version Control for Your Thoughts

March 15, 2018

The goal of this product is to eliminate wasteful, time-consuming miscommunication in meetings and highlight useful overlooked side-tangents among collaborators. Traditional non-assisted ideation methods may eventually seem difficult, cumbersome, and inefficient in comparison. Like many people, I sometimes lose track of facets of conversations. Some…

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MetaGraffiti: Spatial Historical Media Network

November 1, 2017

MetaGraffiti is a media browser that turns the world into a historical library. What is the experience of a library and how can MetaGraffiti reproduce that experience? When you visit a library, the process should always be one of discovery whether you go on purpose…

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Eospaces: Spatial XR Web Browser

October 22, 2017

Eospaces is an XR web browser designed to be shared with friends and used as a form of personal expression. To begin, let’s imagine that we had a virtual blank slate or white cube. One that we could decorate with anything we wanted. We could…

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Supernalis: The Global Operating System

October 10, 2017

There are some challenges with non-game immersive computing. The primary one is fitting services under the umbrella of an operating system. Some services might include; complex networked communication, creative applications and the distribution of creative assets, how history is recorded and experienced for future generations…

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Cody Pallo

About

Biography

Overview:

I spend my time examining creative ways to use new media. Here's an abbreviated timeline of my past to current work.

Projects:

From 1992 - 1995: I published 3 albums as a tiny Punk Record Label called "Loquacity," which later transformed into a professional Jazz Label called "Arcane."

From 1995 - 2005: I created Music Poster Designs under the name "Mr. O" and Fine Art under the name "Tiny Being."

From 2005 - 2010, I released my own "Chiptunes" EP called “Mixing Numbers - Plastic Sushi” and created an Online Novelty Toy Company called "Utopian Key."

In 2013: I opened a Digital Publishing Company called "Rubber Acorn" and published a Digital Magazine called “Experimental Digital Publishing" in the Apple Newsstand.

From 2014 - 2019: I explored Game Design with a project called “Ringin’ Jinkies” and began writing about XR (AR/VR) Product Concepts under a publication I created called "Sugar Vision."

From 2020 - Present: I experiment with Audio/Visual Creative as a Solo Artist and have created a two full length album's ("Soap Opera" and "Special Effects") under the name “NOISEPRISM.”

Career:

From 1995 - 2000: I worked at a Library, a Coffee Shop, and an Independent News Weekly called "The Santa Barbara Independent."

From 1998 - 2010: I worked in two Contemporary Art Galleries, studied Media Art and Fine Art and have exhibited my work in Galleries and sold to Collectors.

From 2009 - 2020: I became an Interactive Designer at Gershoni Creative Agency, a Senior UX Developer at Dwell Magazine, a Senior Creative Technologist at Character, and an XR (AR/VR) Product Design Consultant for a number of startups.

From 2020 - Present: I work as an Extended Reality (Augmented, Mixed, & Virtual Reality) Product and User Experience (UX) Development Consultant.

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Visit the "Work" section of this site for these and other projects.

Education

2009 - 2010: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, Fine Art
1995 - 2016: Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA, Media Art

Group Exhibitions

2001: Focused on the Forum, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2000: Una Fiesta Del Arte, Perch, Santa Barbara, CA
2000: Caffeinated, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2000: Focused on the Forum, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Bibliography

SFMoMA Tumblr, "Roast Beef Sushi," 07/06/2012
Beautiful/Decay, "Tiny Being - The Existential Work of Cody Pallo", 01/07/2010
The Independent, Duncan Wright, "CAF up Late", 05/18/2000

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All material Copyright © 2020 Cody Pallo