There is a lot of excitement about the Microsoft Kinect and the potential for adapting their vision technology. Wayne sent me a link to this Music Motion Noise blog entry on Kinect Hacking and Art Round Table: Why it Matters, What You Need to Know.
Time to get one.
Some Humanities Computing and Industrial Design students put on an Arduino workshop on Saturday. Once again I’m struck by how much fun it is to get simple things working with an Arduino. There is something integrative about making physical interactives that appealed to everyone at the workshop – you have to program, you have to wire things, you have to understand a bit about circuits and you have to fiddle. How can we weave such learning into our humanities computing courses?