October 15, 2009



October 8, 2009

adding sensors

Limor Fried provides a guided tour of 5 sensors

start with the light sensor


and the tilt sensor


try the this code with the tilt sensorbetterDeBouncer.pde

October 6, 2009

on-off switches

Here are some guides for exploring the switch as "digital in" that is either on or off.

One of the choices that you can make is to have the switch on initially on [high] off [low].

This seemingly small distinction opens up completely different modes of interaction.

Something quiet and inactive is activated when it is touched.

An illuminated surface stops glowing as you touch it.

We will continue to experiment with expressiveness of touch by re-imagining the "touch sensor" or switch and exploring new modes of interaction via this act of making contact and breaking contact.

Digital Input and Output

Digital Ins