9.16.10

SADbot got a shout-out today as part of a blog post on Alibre, the awesomely cheap 3D modeling software. Word on the street is that SADbot co-creator and Alibre extraordinaire Dustyn Roberts is going to be speaking at the Alibre

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9.16.10

SADbot got a shout-out today as part of a blog post on Alibre, the awesomely cheap 3D modeling software. Word on the street is that SADbot co-creator and Alibre extraordinaire Dustyn Roberts is going to be speaking at the Alibre

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9.15.10

I engineered something today! Nothing fancy though. I was searching for a way to be able to make the z-axes of the 3d geoboard movable. For this to work, I had to separate the switches from their connections to power,

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9.15.10

I engineered something today! Nothing fancy though. I was searching for a way to be able to make the z-axes of the 3d geoboard movable. For this to work, I had to separate the switches from their connections to power,

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9.13.10

I’m getting excited from my first trip back to NYC, in order to attend the Open Hardware Summit and to help present SADbot at Maker Faire. There’s even a picture of SADbot on the ‘Featured Maker’ page, as part of

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9.13.10

I’m getting excited from my first trip back to NYC, in order to attend the Open Hardware Summit and to help present SADbot at Maker Faire. There’s even a picture of SADbot on the ‘Featured Maker’ page, as part of

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3d Geocube code – upgrade

Cleaned up and improved the code significantly for the 3d geocube (working title). Thought I’d post it, mostly for my own records. Note that the newer Arduino code uses the String library to format the xyz coordinate strings. I hear

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3d Geocube code – upgrade

Cleaned up and improved the code significantly for the 3d geocube (working title). Thought I’d post it, mostly for my own records. Note that the newer Arduino code uses the String library to format the xyz coordinate strings. I hear

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Early 3D grid code

So, as part of my research at the Craft Tech Lab, I have been assigned to (attempt) to build an input device. This device would be in the form of a physical grid, in three dimensions, whereby the user would

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Early 3D grid code

So, as part of my research at the Craft Tech Lab, I have been assigned to (attempt) to build an input device. This device would be in the form of a physical grid, in three dimensions, whereby the user would

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8.23.10

First day of class is complete, and I’m not despondent about my changes of actually making it out of here with a degree. Hopefully that feeling with last until the end of the week. In Intro to Computational Theory, I

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8.23.10

First day of class is complete, and I’m not despondent about my changes of actually making it out of here with a degree. Hopefully that feeling with last until the end of the week. In Intro to Computational Theory, I

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8.21.10

It’s been 8 days since I landed in Boulder. Qwest was finally able to turn on the internet for my apartment today, so that’s one important item off the list. It’s been a long week of administrative crap – I

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8.21.10

It’s been 8 days since I landed in Boulder. Qwest was finally able to turn on the internet for my apartment today, so that’s one important item off the list. It’s been a long week of administrative crap – I

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SADbot v.05 Code

This is the Arduino code for version 5 of the SADbot. I believe this is the version that appears in the Making Things Move book.

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SADbot v.05 Code

This is the Arduino code for version 5 of the SADbot. I believe this is the version that appears in the Making Things Move book.

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8.17.10

Today was my first day of Engineering Grad orientation at CU Boulder.  It was mildly informative, to be generous. In better news, here are some shots of the Craft Technology Lab, where I’ll be spending most of time for the

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8.17.10

Today was my first day of Engineering Grad orientation at CU Boulder.  It was mildly informative, to be generous. In better news, here are some shots of the Craft Technology Lab, where I’ll be spending most of time for the

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SADbot

SADbot (The Seasonally Affected Drawing Robot) is a solar powered, interactive drawing machine, originally installed at the Eyebeam window gallery in Chelsea, NYC, in partnership with Dustyn Roberts. Think of it like a sol-powered etch-a-sketch.  It uses two 18.5” x

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SADbot

SADbot (The Seasonally Affected Drawing Robot) is a solar powered, interactive drawing machine, originally installed at the Eyebeam window gallery in Chelsea, NYC, in partnership with Dustyn Roberts. Think of it like a sol-powered etch-a-sketch.  It uses two 18.5” x

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Device X

As a consultant for GRND lab, I designed and fabricated the outer casing to a patient data entry device for health clinics in Malawi and Uganda, a project they are working on for UNICEF. It allows the user to input

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Device X

As a consultant for GRND lab, I designed and fabricated the outer casing to a patient data entry device for health clinics in Malawi and Uganda, a project they are working on for UNICEF. It allows the user to input

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MAPP

MAPP, or Mechanical Art Production Platform, was a Master’s Thesis project from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunication Program. It is a 3-Axis Robot that runs both algorithmic and user-controlled custom software to create unique art pieces. It was featured at ‘Dance Robot

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MAPP

MAPP, or Mechanical Art Production Platform, was a Master’s Thesis project from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunication Program. It is a 3-Axis Robot that runs both algorithmic and user-controlled custom software to create unique art pieces. It was featured at ‘Dance Robot

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Project Roebling

Project Roebling is a work in progress, being developed by Eyebeam, in collaboration with Digital Democracy and the Center for Future Civic Media at MIT Medialab. It is an open-source social networking web platform designed for community-based organizations and non-profits.

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Project Roebling

Project Roebling is a work in progress, being developed by Eyebeam, in collaboration with Digital Democracy and the Center for Future Civic Media at MIT Medialab. It is an open-source social networking web platform designed for community-based organizations and non-profits.

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eyebeam.org

A completely redesigned website for Eyebeam Atelier using the Drupal content management system. A large amount of Drupal customization was done to create the functionality of the website including custom theme and module editing. Eyebeam is the foremost art and

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eyebeam.org

A completely redesigned website for Eyebeam Atelier using the Drupal content management system. A large amount of Drupal customization was done to create the functionality of the website including custom theme and module editing. Eyebeam is the foremost art and

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Raphappy

Winner of a $100K grand prize grant from MTVu and Cisco Systems, RapHappy has evolved from a student project with Matt Fargo to a multi-platform, multimedia experience. RapHappy.com is a social networking website for recording, collaborating, rating, commenting, and listening

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Raphappy

Winner of a $100K grand prize grant from MTVu and Cisco Systems, RapHappy has evolved from a student project with Matt Fargo to a multi-platform, multimedia experience. RapHappy.com is a social networking website for recording, collaborating, rating, commenting, and listening

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Equipment Inventory System

A web-based, open-source system for businesses to keep track of inventory and loan-out equipment through a checkout system. Originally developed for Eyebeam Atelier. The code is available under a GPLv3 license here. Please note that I do not offer any

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Equipment Inventory System

A web-based, open-source system for businesses to keep track of inventory and loan-out equipment through a checkout system. Originally developed for Eyebeam Atelier. The code is available under a GPLv3 license here. Please note that I do not offer any

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< /titled >

< /titled > is a print work, built using Java and Processing. It uses a web crawler to form hash tables of html tags from a given website, then develops a concordance of all the html tags. This information is

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< /titled >

< /titled > is a print work, built using Java and Processing. It uses a web crawler to form hash tables of html tags from a given website, then develops a concordance of all the html tags. This information is

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Secret Message Sweatshirt (SMS)

The SMS in this sweatshirt does not stand for short message service, but for Secret Message Sweatshirt. The SMS sweatshirt combines thermochromic ink, conductive thread, coin-cell batteries, and a hidden switch to reveal a message of the wearer’s choosing at

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Secret Message Sweatshirt (SMS)

The SMS in this sweatshirt does not stand for short message service, but for Secret Message Sweatshirt. The SMS sweatshirt combines thermochromic ink, conductive thread, coin-cell batteries, and a hidden switch to reveal a message of the wearer’s choosing at

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Wearable Switches

This series of wearable switches was an experiment in fabricating a usable, durable switch from unorthodox materials in an attempt to make a cheap components for wearable circuit design. Materials included conductive Velcro, conductive fabric tape, conductive thread, lithium-ion coin

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Wearable Switches

This series of wearable switches was an experiment in fabricating a usable, durable switch from unorthodox materials in an attempt to make a cheap components for wearable circuit design. Materials included conductive Velcro, conductive fabric tape, conductive thread, lithium-ion coin

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Mobile Medic

A mobile and telephony application designed to improve the effectiveness of medical personnel in developing nations. The growing expansion of mobile phones into poor areas is far outpacing that of any other communications technology; that fact together with the numerous

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Mobile Medic

A mobile and telephony application designed to improve the effectiveness of medical personnel in developing nations. The growing expansion of mobile phones into poor areas is far outpacing that of any other communications technology; that fact together with the numerous

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Puzzle 2.0

A new twist on the notion of multi-purpose game and puzzle design. This 8 x 8 puzzle is made of whiteboard on one side and malachite board on the other. The whiteboard is laser-etched with a standard crossword puzzle layout,

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Puzzle 2.0

A new twist on the notion of multi-purpose game and puzzle design. This 8 x 8 puzzle is made of whiteboard on one side and malachite board on the other. The whiteboard is laser-etched with a standard crossword puzzle layout,

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Click.

‘Click.’ is an interactive television experience designed for home-bound senior citizens. As part of a four-person student team (myself, Sonia Nelson, Ilan Schifter, and Blanka Lenart) from NYU’s ITP Program, ‘Click.’ was invited to present at Yahoo’s annual Design Expo

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Click.

‘Click.’ is an interactive television experience designed for home-bound senior citizens. As part of a four-person student team (myself, Sonia Nelson, Ilan Schifter, and Blanka Lenart) from NYU’s ITP Program, ‘Click.’ was invited to present at Yahoo’s annual Design Expo

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Aid-Bands

A prototype medical response system for the hip older person. A comfortable sweatband contains an easy push-button and LED interface to alert emergency response teams in case of emergency. Tools: Prototype built using led’s, wire, pressure sensor, coin cell battery,

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Aid-Bands

A prototype medical response system for the hip older person. A comfortable sweatband contains an easy push-button and LED interface to alert emergency response teams in case of emergency. Tools: Prototype built using led’s, wire, pressure sensor, coin cell battery,

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Headbanger’s Ball

Ever been so stressed or frustrated that you just wated to bang your head against the wall? Well, now you have the HeadBanger’s Ball – a retrofitted boxing pad which senses your headbutt’s (or punches, etc.) and help relieve your

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Headbanger’s Ball

Ever been so stressed or frustrated that you just wated to bang your head against the wall? Well, now you have the HeadBanger’s Ball – a retrofitted boxing pad which senses your headbutt’s (or punches, etc.) and help relieve your

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