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Digi Employee Hackathon: XBee Wi-Fi Visits Logroño

For the latest Digi Hackathon, I headed overseas to hold our first ever creative construction event at Digi’s office in Logroño, Spain. Using XBee WiFi Cloud Kits, the four teams hacked away for what was the most competitive session yet. In

Posted in Communities, Events, Internet of Things, Teaching, XBee

Digi Employee Hackathon: XBee Wi-Fi Cloud Kit

Last week, we held a Digi Employee Hackathon to put the new XBee Wi-Fi Cloud Kit to the test. This is one of several ways we are working on designing outstanding user experiences for new Digi products. With the kits, the teams

Posted in Events, Networking, Teaching, XBee

New XBee Examples Site

Our brand new XBee Examples project site just went live! Check out  the first tutorials that Matt Richardson and I’ve published on Digi’s instructional library site: examples.digi.com. Right now I’ve got a big pile of different sensors, lights, motors, scent emitters and more on

Posted in Arduino, Communities, Networking, Teaching, XBee

MFA Interaction Design Final Projects at SVA

Here’s a rundown of the final projects from my Fundamentals of Physical Computing class at the MFA in Interaction Design at SVA this spring. Keep an eye on these students for more masterful interactive works! Curious Rotary, by Joonseo Bae & Myn Kang: A

Posted in Arduino, Teaching

Clay Shirky on Creativity and Botanicalls

Clay Shirky talks learning creativity using some terrific examples, including our Botanicalls project (@9:45), in this video from PSFK: Other favorites include Mud Tub, RapidFTR and Strings. Great to see my fellow ITP alumni and current colleague’s projects getting new lives as

Posted in Botanicalls, Teaching

New Scientist: Amateurs Create Internet of Things

There’s a terrific new article (login required) in New Scientist featuring my friend and colleague Ted Hays. Back in 2009, Ted created an Internet-enabled bubble gun in the Networked Objects class I taught at ITP. His Bubble Gun announces incoming email

Posted in Design, Networking, Teaching, XBee

Sensitive Buildings in MAKE Magazine

My Sensitive Buildings class was covered in the latest issue of MAKE Magazine in a short piece by Michael Colombo. He writes: At NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, students in Rob Faludi’s “Sensitive Buildings” course were given access to a 28-story apartment

Posted in Design, Networking, Teaching

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