Mood Ring is an interactive mirror that illuminates based on your mood.
It uses a USB webcam and clmtrackr to identify a mood (happy, sad, angry, surprised) and illuminates lights behind the mirror based on the dominant mood it ‘sees’.
USB Camera -> Mac Mini -> Express App (CLM tracker + serial comm) -> Arduino -> Neopixel
Earlier this year, a classmate and I created an innocent public installation designed to make people do a “double-take” and interact with the piece.
A little chalk can bring a lot of joy 🙂
Made this on an iPad app while waiting for Hearthstone to download 😀
This post is a summary of the work and learnings from ITP’s Soft Sensing class.
In addition to making the conductive pompoms seen above, In this class I:
- Sewed with a purpose for the first time in my life 👨🎓
- Used this new skill to learn how to make “soft” electrical circuits and sensors. ⚡️
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A quick video exploring some animation techniques in adobe after effects.
A few colleagues and I put together a little performance for the class, inspired by a presentation from Sigi Moeslinger of Antenna Design. See the preview here:
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Formally entering into the world of making physical things today, with the start of introduction to fabrication.
Tonight I attended a panel hosted at the Clive Davis School titled ‘A Celebration of International Day of the Girl’ – a discussion on music and culture in relation to gender equality.
Led by a group of females who have diverse roles across the music industry, the panel discussed the current state of the industry and what should change to drive equality.
Continue reading The inherent contractions embedded in efforts to combat sexism