Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cubelets

Cubelets – Modular Robotic Building Blocks By Andrew Liszewski LEGO and its MINDSTORMS and TECHNICS counterparts allow you to build an infinite number of robotic contraptions, but they do require some level of engineering and programming know-how to bring your … Continue reading

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3/2 Design Thinking and Sketching

Goldschmidt, G.: 1991, The dialectics of sketching, Creativity Research Journal, Vol. 4, Nov. 2, pp. 123-143 dialectics.pdf Schon, D. A, 1985, The Design Studio, RIBA, London. p 30-52 schon.pdf Suwa, M. and Tversky, B.: 1997, What do architects and students perceive in … Continue reading

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Fighting e-waste with recyclable computers

1. Re-compute – the recyclable carboard computer at http://www.sustainable-computer.com/ 2. Unfortunately WP doesn’t allow embedding of arbitrary SWF content so you can see the video at: SmartPlanet

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Durrell Bishop’s Marble Answering Machine

The Marble Answering Machine (by Durrell Bishop, student at the Royal College of Art, 1992) is a prototype telephone answering machine. Incoming voice messages are represented by marbles, the user can grasp and then drop to play the message or … Continue reading

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Bugman the Gopal De Bugger! (In-O, Rohit, Ravi, Shweta)

In the year 2200 the Google codes started leaking from their power plant..

The leak was so widespread that all bugs from the code started to walking into the real world..

They killed Eclipse, Firebug , Visual studio and then came for women!!

These bugs grew 500 times their size..eating all women that came across trying to take over the world.
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Hackers and Painters

May 2003 (This essay is derived from a guest lecture at Harvard, which incorporated an earlier talk at Northeastern.) When I finished grad school in computer science I went to art school to study painting. A lot of people seemed … Continue reading

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TEI 2011 Super Heros

Check it out – The Super Hero Design Challenge at TEI 2011 Edited episode – sponsored by LilyPad Arduino, hosted by Leah Beuchley at MIT Media Lab (I am glad to have started the Design Challenge idea for TEI and … Continue reading

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