Kinect Magic

Hey! This is the kinect piece that Adam Rokhsar made!  

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Final Project write up

My project is a three channel interactive video installation. I am interested in the cyclical nature of violence. I am approaching this exploration through a tight lens. The lens of Franz Fanon, and particularly I’ll be pointing to his text The Wretched of the Earth. However it goes a bit deeper then that. The task …

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instruction sets for strangers

Group: Sable Smith, Elizabeth Tolson, Rachel Law Location Washington Square Park Above is a map that was created from the sat. documentation. Video Documentation We decided upon Washington Square Park because of the highly contrasted demographic that its location allows for. There is a mixture of NYU students and faculty, the crowd attracted by the …

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Readings for 10-10

Cultural Probes: The article relating to the elderly people was very interesting and insightful in its approach to user based research. I found it interesting the scenarios/tasks that they created which really gave a more organic and I would argue clear understanding of how these people felt about a specific subject, which sometimes direct questions …

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Feedback Loop

I am very interested in art and interaction in education. So the feedback loop idea that I am playing around with will be implemented in an educational environment and will be intended to perpetuate a certain knowledge based desire and prompt those in its environment to imagine more. There is a staggering disparity between the …

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Mash up and Feedback loop Readings

Feedback loops are a very interesting construction. For the most part a lot of have a feel of ubiquitous computing, not that they are so integrating into our lives that we don’t notice them, but they are integrated in a way, that we don’t analysis them. The seep “meter” for example. I would argue that …

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2nd of 7in7

So I actually created a crude very rough version of the website but my server is having some issues now…so I uploaded some screen shots. When my hosting issue is fix will post site. http://morehousemaleinitiative.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/aa-male-cause-of-death2.pdf The ID’s are randomly generated by the system but basically it assigns every user a statistic related to the black …

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1st of 7 in 7

PICK OUT THE BLACK The project is a simple processing tool that presents a few images of “black” people. The instructions say: “pick out the black,” even this very verbiage will cause some discomfort. With your mouse, as your scroll over these pictures the RGB vaules are picked out and the color is displayed in a box. Roll …

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HW reading for 9-12

The gist of these articles reinforce the practice of “good” or even “correct” design practices. The emphasis is not only on aesthetics but on user interaction bing pivotal to design. It also states and  argues that user interaction and experience should be the foundation of your actual design. From here the articles go on to …

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Homework readings

The web means the end of forgetting..first I would say that the web is actually the beginning and the end of forgetting. It is the beginning of forgetting for human beings. For one, the web saturates us with so much information constantly sand rapidly that we start to retain less and less information. Our attention …

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