Feedback on Exercise, “Physical Computing as Foundation”

Hey ya’ll,

I just now finished reading all the submissions for this exercise and I’m really happy with your thinking and your writing.

Right now we’re in the fundamentals section of this class and learning the basics so we don’t have much room to discuss context or content.  In a few short weeks we will change our focus from “how does it work?” to “what does it mean?”  Then we can have in-class discussions about the spaces we are working in, our goals and challenges, and how we can help others realize their goals.

This is reflected in your first assignment — right now our goal is “make it work and not catch on fire, fall down, and sink into the swamp.”  In a few weeks our goal will be “make it interactive and express meaning within a context.”