I spoke about Max for Live in terms of probability (and mapping to velocity), structure (separating the pitches that make up chords from the rhythms that trigger chords), hardware (genMDM devices) and visuals (mapping to Resolume).
Justin (Run.Stop.Play) spoke about ClyphX, Touch OSC and low cost methods for complex control options.
Rob (Groove Mechanik) demonstrated some fascinating techniques for sound and instrument design from field recordings.
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