W3 TRANSPARENCY SLIDER & TEAMWORK CONTRLLING PATTERN BY P5JS -icm

Individual work at first: This is a transparency slider created by p5js. By dragging the two buttons, user can control the transparency of the pattern. I used the array to create alphas and built “grids” with the loop function.   However, most of the coding process is debugging. In fact,…

W3 OBSERVATION -pcomp

This week, I did an observation of an interactive technology in public. At first, I was planning to observe the sign-up machine in Office of Global Service of NYU where international students have to choose the type of their questions on the screen in order to have a talk with…

W3 LEDGlasses

Glasses is not a special thing for nearsighted people to get a better vision any more. In fact, we have sunglasses, Google glasses and VR glasses, which changed what we see or even closed our real world vision. So please don’t be surprised when you see this LED rotating glasses.…

W3 WATER BOTTLE SUPPORT -3d printing

This is a support that is designed to add on my water bottle which can be used to support phones, books or paper. The sketch: Digital Works: 3D Printing: The bug one:

W2 A SWITCH -pcomp

This is a switch with shaking your head. It’s crazy and it does hurt my hair and head. Another switch made in the soft lab club. It uses the conductive fabric and only works when you press the blue button part.

W2 THE TABLE HOOK FOR ITP -intro to fab

We have tables here in ITP on the floor, but sometimes it’s so hard to find a hook to hang your backpack or other stuffs. Why not use the table structure to keep hooks? So here is the design sketch: Here is the process: I drew the design on the…

W2 A LITTLE LED VEHICLE -intro to 3d printing

This is a little toy vehicle model created with Rhino. It is also designed to contain a coin battery and a small led light. Various commands were used including boolean difference, boolean union, sweep, revolve, createSolid, arrayPolar, patch and etc. Here is the sketch and the process: Some Practices before:

W2 AN MOVING SKETCH BY P5JS -icm

Hair never stops growing longer. They could be a mess especially when you don’t have enough money and you are living in New York. So help this poor guy. Give him either a quick haircut or cool hair colouring. This is a sketch that includes elements controlled by the mouse…

W1 INTRODUCTORY POST OF INTERACTIVITY -pcomp

This is an introductory post of my personal idea about the term “interactivity” after reading chapters 1 and 2 of The Art of Interactive Design by Crawford and Bret Victor’s “A Brief Rant on the Future of Interaction Design”.  Generally speaking, these two readings are really inspiring. The authors are both good at metaphor. Actually it…

W1 A FLASHLIGHT -intro to fab

This is a flashlight created by myself. I found the broken shaver from the junk spot and used its structure to turn it to a flashlight. How it works: The process: