Category Archives: Small Projects

Poddles – a similar working demo @ MIT

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Poddles is a rapid prototype that Lauren Fenton, Meryl Alper, Harsh Vathsangam, and I designed for the 2011 Annenberg Symposium at USC. These digital toy blocks have embedded LCD touch screens which respond to one-another. Users can draw or download pre-made animated designs which can move … Read More

Tele-Memory Scape

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Installation as part of Vision & Voices – Animated Spaces group show at the University of Southern California in April 2009. Tele-Memory Scape from Amanda Tasse on Vimeo. The installation, in a narrow hallway, consisted of a series of frames, with timelapse clouds projected on … Read More

LED Coral Reef Prototype

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Coral Reef LED Prototype from Amanda Tasse on Vimeo. The Coral Reef LED prototype was designed by Amanda Tasse & Kyla Gorman. We programmed LED’s to flash at different patterns. When light was flashed on various photoresisters, the LED light patterns changed, to mimic a … Read More

Tweet Jockey: an ambient play installation using live video feed (2009)

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Tweet Jockey: an ambient play installation using live video feed and Oulipo poetry (2009) Lauren Fenton, Diego Costa, and I designed Tweet Jockey as part of a Design for Interactivity I class with Tracy Fullerton during my first semester as an iMAP PhD student at … Read More

Teddy Bear Vision – Final Documentation

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Teddy Bear Vision was inspired by an early neuroscience experiment (Marr & Nishihara, Phil Trans R Soc Lond B, 275: 483, 1976) in which the visual system’s processing of orientation selectivity was mapped out @ contrast borders’ location. Here is an image from the original … Read More

Simple multi-sensor finger VJ

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Here’s one of my first attempts at Arduino/Processing.  A simple sensor prototype of a wearable finger VJ system. I started with the idea of finger bells, which a belly dancer might use, and expanded it to make the finger sensors interact with the visuals.  If … Read More

Simple Shooter Part 1

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This week’s Flash Assignment, a simple shooter game part 1. Shooter Link Here: It won’t shoot unless you download it & play with flashplayer (make sure keyboard shortcuts are turned off). SPACEBAR: Shoot ARROW KEYS OR WASD: Move 1, 2, 3 KEYS: Change Bullets Next … Read More

Simple Kaleidoscope

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Link Here: Kaleidoscope To run kaleidoscope (after following link above), 1) Mouse clicks run the kaleidoscope. 2) Keys 1, 2, 3 change shapes Flash programming assignment for this week — a simple kaleidoscope

Pinwheel

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2 day psychedelic video Fun & quick Flash animation experiment I did today for a programming class.