For the class “Computers for the Rest of You” we have to come up with an idea and a device to log information of your day – could be something like looking at some kind of illusion you have about reality and try to break it or simply record it.Looking through some examples from previous projects I found the following: Conscioiuness Field Resonator – a device that monitors random numbers generators and lights up if they behave strangely or less randomly – watch the video. WayMarkr – a camera phone you wear on your shirt continuously takes pictures and uploads … Continue reading “Life Logging” →
Very cool piece – http://www.ballofbeing.com/Thanks Kim 🙂
Today I went to “From physical to virtual spaces and back” with Jean-Marc Gauthier.The class will explore how to create virtual worlds in 3D and affect them using controls/sensors from the physical world and vice versa.Our first assignment is to create a machinima video capture (record on video what your 3D character does inside the 3D world) using Second Life, Google Earth or any other virtual space thinking about the spectator in an attempt to show something interesting/funny/instructional within the 3D world.One idea I had was to join some people within Second Life and do a competition or race to … Continue reading “One more class – 3D Virtual Reality” →
Found this on MAKE magazine‘s site – found it brilliantly simple and practical – could even do it with a sweater or a fleece to add some padding and extra pockets!
Yesterday was the first day of classes at NYU – the streets around Washington Square Park were bustling with students again – what a great (and often pretty) sight 🙂It was great to see all the familiar faces – the now “old” and “respectable” second years! Even better was to see all the new faces of the first years – the fresh look of excitement, confusion and curiosity!I went to three classes today – two of which I am already registered for and am going to take for sure – Computers for the Rest of You and Inclusive Game Design … Continue reading “Back to School!” →