HitPoint Puck – Final Project Design Methods

Overview Light Emitting Diodes, or LEDs, are used in an array of applications from providing reading light to turn signals on vehicles. Most applications simply convey information. The material exploration centers on the property and contexts of the colors of LEDs...

Research vs Making

After reading Thomas Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions in the 80s, I am hesitant to even use the word paradigm as a means of describing something new. Evolution was a new paradigm in biology. Copernicus broke the astronomical paradigm of an...
Exploring My Design Method

Exploring My Design Method

Celeste’s talk got me thinking about my own design method and particularly my favorite parts and most difficult parts of the process. Difficulties:Finishing a project – more laterDocumentation Favorite/most enjoyable partsIdea CreationProblem...
Color Fun

Color Fun

While exploring and experimenting how shadows cast by separate red, green and blue lights could convey information I started experimenting with various colors and patterns, I became interested in seeing if I could hide simple information within geometric patterns. Can...

Week 1 Exploration

November 4, 2019 What insights emerged from my material exploration so far? I think my biggest insight this week isn’t about the material itself but about how I’m thinking about the project. I have an idea that I want to bring to life. And it’s causing me to be stuck...

Reflections: 10/20/2019

What did I make this week? What did I learn from what I made? This week, I’ve had a lot of ideas about what I could make: to finish Constellora, to finish a constellation locator, to finish my portfolio (terrazoom.com). And to attach a webcam to a Raspberry Pi...