MIT Workshop: Physical Computing, Prototyping, Cities, and Selves: A Day-long Hackathon When: Monday, Jan 11, 10AM-4PM. Where: Room 9-451 (Map) Please bring – A laptop – Your favorite microcontroller module (ie an Arduino) + a cable to connect it to your laptop – Optional: your smartphone + a cable to connect it to your laptop […]continue reading MIT Workshop: Physical Computing, Prototyping, Cities, and Selves
More hardware stuff: Adafruit BLE breakout to the iPhone. Further practice (zip file). Set up a GPS/SD logger shield (arduino sketch). Pulse Plus GPS/SD logger Simple Demo 1 Simple Demo 2 Optional voltron time. Another useful resource: Instructables.com. Small batch PCB: https://oshpark.com/, http://www.smallbatchassembly.com/ (best small batch prices as of 2014) A bit more iPhone stuff: iOS basic tutorial. […]continue reading MIT Workshop: More Resources
Slideshows on Contexts: HCI sub-fields. Prototyping considerations. Overview of prototyping platforms. Physical Computing. Arduino. Quick Start Guide. Dummies guide. Suppliers. Overview of mobile platforms (developer/designer perspective, business perspective). iOS intro. Arlene’s iOS/BLE/Sensor Crash Course. Lab: Digital I/O with Arduino.continue reading Prototyping, Cities, and Selves: Quickstart Presentations and Links
SENSOR LIST SparkFun Infrared Proximity Breakout – VCNL4000 BOB-10901 Optical Dust Sensor – GP2Y1010AU0F COM-09689 Vibration Motor ROB-08449 Alcohol Gas Sensor – MQ-3 SEN-08880 Piezo Vibration Sensor – Small Horizontal SEN-09198 Carbon Monoxide Sensor – MQ-7 SEN-09403 Methane CNG Gas Sensor – MQ-4 SEN-09404 LPG Gas Sensor – MQ-6 SEN-09405 SparkFun Capacitive Touch Sensor […]continue reading Sensor List
Here’s a link to the live visualization. And good news: this tutorial involves no coding! Background More soon. For now, you can learn about MindRider helmet and data at their respective web sites. Getting Started Download QGIS and install (from QGIS) the QGIS2threejs plugin. Obtain this tutorial’s data, which includes these vector shapefiles: a MindRider sample dataset (800 […]continue reading Tutorial: Visualizing MindRider data in 3D using QGIS and QGIS2threejs
It was a beautiful day to be stationed on the 9th floor of NYU’s Kimmel Center. With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Washington Square and Chelsea at our backs, each group of our QSAT class presented its final results to guest critics J.D. Godchaux of NiJeL.org and Alyssa Wright of Mapzen. A potluck snack table and an additional guest (Clàudia’s […]continue reading Session 12: Final Presentations
Announcements Simband development kits Worst Pothole in Brooklyn Expectations for the final. See assignment below. Next week’s FINAL: Location: Kimmel Center, Room 903 Sign up for potluck here. TODAY’S AGENDA 12:10-12:15: Announcements 12:15-12:35: Colleen Kaman, IBM iX 12:35-12:55: Bex Hurwitz, RightsCon 12:55-1:15: Q&A 1:15-1:25: BREAK 1:25-3:00: Play/user/demo Sessions and work time. Be prepared to play test, […]continue reading Session 11: Rights, Justice, Experience, Feedback, Prep for Final!
[post in progress] TODAY’S AGENDA Announcements Next week’s class Final class: potluck? Game Research Methods Project updates. Be ready to show your data vis and talk about your plan for our last two weeks! Poem: “User“ Hands-On Session: Persona and User Stories. BREAK Persona Presentations. Project-development time. I will spend some time with each of […]continue reading Session 10: Updates, Persona Stories, User Considerations
TODAY’S AGENDA Announcements JHU: Preparing your data for analysis NYU Wagner seeking grad students to be Transportation RAs Lecture: Crowd and open data, by Sarah Kauffman, NYU Wagner. BREAK Literature Review Updates Further visualization options Standalone: Leaflet, D3, Kartograph, Polymaps Hosted accounts: MapBox/TileMill, CartoDB, etc MR samples for TileMill. WIRED article (for sample discussion) OpenIR […]continue reading Session 9: Transportation Policy, Analysis, Visualization
[post in progress] TODAY’S AGENDA Follow-up from midterm presentations. Lecture: Traffic & appcessory paradigms, by Brian Langel, Dash & NYU CS. Break Let’s practice literature review. Groups. Varun/Graham/Justin Greg/Matt Michael/Bartosz/Tong Tania/Clàudia Kania/Dimas Will Chanyeon Some Lit Review Resources: Google Scholar Google Patents ACM Digital Library (free access from an NYU or edu account) IEEE Explore ACM […]continue reading Session 8: Vehicle Analytics, Literature Review.