Technology is scary. It is scaring me daily how reliant and how ‘smart’ it has become due to mankind’s reliability on it to do virtually everything for us. This constant growth in technology and the amount of things we ask it to do simply because we are ‘lazy’ makes Read more →
In the TED talk, The Anthropology of Mobile Phones, Jan Chipchase talked about how in pretty much all cultures people carry three things and they were keys, money, and a cell phone. He mentioned how they all are tools used for survival and mentioned how so. Money being a source of getting food, keys giving people access to shelter as Read more →
Isn’t that inevitable with the influx of the digital age? Despite this, Jan Chipchase argues that online documentation, comments or journals written by native people of a certain city or place would only be the ‘crumbs’ of the loaf. This is undoubtedly true Read more →
Designing well is not easy. Why? It is not just about the aesthetics of the object. It needs to sell well. It needs to function well. It Read more →
In this chapter, Löwgren introduced us to digital artefacts based on technical systems and how they influence our lives at not only individual but as well as social levels. I feel that Löwgren pointed out something that is very worth keeping in mind of, and that is how even though the outcome of a professional design is the result of Read more →
Prof Nohe’s works are very interesting and experimental. It piques the audience’s interest, and maintains this interest because of how much they can explore with the installation. The installation hinges mainly on the interactivity and how responsive it is to the audience’s interactions and choices of connecting different ports. This creates different effects and different “music”.
The interesting part comes Read more →
Here is the Gantt chart for our group!
Before sending the form board to IEM side we also has done the marking and drilled the holes for the flowers base. The following are the plans for size of the form board for the two cluster of flowers .
Our current progress is IEM students has completed the wiring for the first cluster, but we Read more →
We are currently figuring ways to render different kinds of light to have it closely present what we envision they will look like in the location of MBS. We are also exploring the placement of each sculpture in relation to one another, so they are not packed too tightly together, but also give users a visual connection.
Our aim for this week is to finish up the physical form of the flowers earlier so we can pass parts of the flowers to IEM people to do up wiring. We will also be start filming part of the video this weekend!
Considering the timeline, all 5 of us have meet up a few times over the week to make Read more →