Introductions and First Assignment

Introduction

Class Theme – Improving Life

How can we improve someone’s life by making their physical environment interactive and responsive?

  • Assisted
  • Enhanced
  • Improved
  • Qualified
  • Sensed

Syllabus is posted, please ask if you have any questions or concerns.

The class blog from 2008 that we skimmed in class.

Last year’s class blog that we can review in class Thursday if there is interest.

A guide to the materials on the walls of A10.

Assignment 1

For the reading assignment, please read Tom Igoe’s “Physical Computing’s Greatest Hits (and Misses)“.  I use this as a guide for what projects I’ll accept in this class, we’ll discuss it briefly at the start of class on Thursday.