Making Things Interactive, the 2020 Quarantine Variant

Posted by on Sep 1, 2020 in Carnegie Mellon, Design | No Comments

It’s that time! As I did in previous classes, I’m posting all my notes and students are posting all their assignments to the class blog.  

Quarantine Planning for the Fall Semester

Posted by on May 21, 2020 in Carnegie Mellon | No Comments

I’m scheduled to teach another semester of Making Things Interactive this fall, but teaching physical computing remotely?  Without student access to a physical computing lab, laser cutters, and 3d printers? Hey, I’m a designer, let’s do some research! Which starts with Alton Brown’s and his wife Elizabeth’s “Quarantine Quitchen“, where they make dinner with whatever […]

Revisiting college life as a professor

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Carnegie Mellon, Design | No Comments

In 2009 I earned the first Master of Tangible Interaction Design at Carnegie Mellon.  This Fall I’m Adjunct at CMU School of Art, teaching Introduction to Physical Computing in the IDeATe program (yes that intercap is correct). We have a class blog if you want to follow along, half the students are CFA and half […]