MIxD – Prototype Update

Summary I am in the 90-day free trial of Ableton Suite and the Max for Live is quite powerful. I explored some patches that would be helpful for my project this week and succeeded in getting the MIDI signal from kinect sensor to Ableton! I am so happy! I will work on mapping different elementsContinue reading “MIxD – Prototype Update”

Escape Room – Narrative and Room Sketch

Assignments: Field Notes (Blog) on an escape room: Do an escape room (VIRTUALLY): Take note of the design of the room.  What are the rules of the room? How do different players interact with the room and each other? What does the room and its objects look like?  What are the different types of puzzles?Continue reading “Escape Room – Narrative and Room Sketch”

Audio Diary – Interactive Website – for Desktop

Welcome to the Audio Diary where you get to share your thoughts during hard times. Inspired by my favorite quote by Marcus Aurelius: “All is as thinking makes it so.” It celebrates anonymity and does not save your thoughts.

Creative Cooking – Chinese Steamed Egg

Background Chinese steamed egg, for me, is my comfort food. It is steamed, warm, and savory. Everytime when I go back home, my grandpa will make me steam egg sometimes he would also add ground meat inside to make it full of protein. Ingredients two eggs warm water 280g salt cooking oil black pepper greenContinue reading “Creative Cooking – Chinese Steamed Egg”

Creative Cooking

One way to stay sane in the social distancing period for me is to cook. I used to always feel rushed when I am cooking since I have so much work to fulfill my 18 credits for the Interactive Telecommunications Program and I am also involved in three clubs at school, which almost took awayContinue reading “Creative Cooking”

The Making of The Coronavirus Song

Concept This was created 12 days ago when there were only a few cases in New York. People around me were talking about how this was like the flu and it was no big of a deal. However, I have been wearing masks cautiously since I know my family back in China has experienced theContinue reading “The Making of The Coronavirus Song”

Intangible Interaction Virtual Museum Tour

Which exhibition did you see? How did you feel about the show? I saw the [Exhibition 2] “Seeing Machines”: A group show featuring two artists whose main tool is camera based interaction. What is your favorite work if you had? My favorite work is this. It involves sounds and images to make it more cohesiveContinue reading “Intangible Interaction Virtual Museum Tour”

Forest of Sounds – Prototype – MIxD

Physical Prototype Materials: bendable wires and nylon threads. Music Idle state There will be song playing when there is no people interacting with the installation. This is my draft. This is the workflow in Ableton showcasing the idle state. The song would be like this: Active state One User When there is only one user,Continue reading “Forest of Sounds – Prototype – MIxD”

Product Design – Week 2 -Synthesize and Define

Assignment: Find the opportunity area observation clusters themes insights opportunity statements priority opportunity and persona. Focus Area People who choose to walk for their commute.  Design Research We implemented contextual interviews following people from workplace to home or the other way around. We conducted four contextual interviews in total. Demographics:  Mid-20s 50% ITP students; 50%Continue reading “Product Design – Week 2 -Synthesize and Define”

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