Category Archives: interaction design

SIGGRAPH Asia E-Tech call for participation

I’m on the jury for SIGGRAPH Asia’s Emerging Tech this year, thanks to Lars Erik Holmquist. Looking forward to seeing some great submissions, so submit! Here’s the CfP: Call for participation: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: ADAPTATION SIGGRAPHA ASIA 2009 Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, … Continue reading

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Monkey Tracking adventures (the complete story)

A few people asked for the story of my visit to Tony Di Fiore’s research site in chronological order.  Here are all the posts in order: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 part 5 part 6 part 7 … Continue reading

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Monkey Tracking Adventures (part 7)

15 Jan 2009 There’s a group of howler monkeys voicing their opinions nearby as I type.  I can hear them through the window. It’s pretty quiet, so they’re probably several hundred meters away in the forest, I’m guessing. Saw tamarind … Continue reading

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Monkey Tracking Adventures (part 6)

14 Jan 2009 Radio Tests and Camera Traps Today was a day of camera traps and radio tests.  Tony and I  went out to replace two of the camera traps that are used to cover a mineral lick where the … Continue reading

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Lumens

This summer I got to assist on a project by artists Matthew Belanger, Sean Riley,  Ven Voisey, and producer Marianne Petit on a neat project called Lumens.  Actually, they did all the work, I just offered a little guidance to … Continue reading

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Emotional Design

Emotional Design: Why We Love (Or Hate) Everyday Things Donald A. Norman. Basic books, ©2005. ISBN: 0465051367. In this book, Norman counters some of the points he makes in his first book, The Design of Everyday Things, by pointing out … Continue reading

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Michihito Mizutani

Michihito Mizutani is a researcher at School of Design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland.  His interaction design work is worth checking out…

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Open Source Multitouch Kit

Nortd have released TouchKit, an open source toolkit for making your own multitouch screen in OpenFrameworks.  It looks pretty good, and fairly easy to set up. For people interested in experimenting with multitouch surfaces, this seems like a good place … Continue reading

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Physical Computing’s Greatest Hits (and misses)

There are certain project themes that recur every year in physical computing classes. What follows is a review of some of the themes I see frequently. Continue reading

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Wordle

Wordle is awesome. I want a poster of this.Thanks, Clay for the link.

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