Last month I attended the e-textile group at V2_ for the first time. It was a very inspiring evening and I hope lots more will follow for me. We debated intensely on extending the senses and what is lost in the process. Read the report at the V2_ website: http://www.v2.nl/lab/blog/transformational-garments
My Kindle e-Reader arrived today. What a great toy! I put some stuff on it and organised them in collections. From the Home view you can already tell where my interests lie.
Another inspiring workshop at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Today we sharpened all of our senses except the eyes. We took a walk whilst being blindfolded trying to stimulate the other senses. It was quite an experience. The sounds, the sun and wind and the smells become an aid to navigation. I was pleasantly […]
Yesterday I went to the EMF orchestra workshop organised by Baltan Labs in Eindhoven. (http://www.baltanlaboratories.org/?p=1976) We built our own EMF antenna, which is actually very easy. Then we set out to scare the city by catching EM fields and immediately turning the waves into sounds through a mobile amplifier. We hunted for frequencies that were […]
Pete Hartwell shows how HP’s ultra sensitive accelerometer can be used to detect heart disease by measuring the phase between a patients breath and pulse.