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Adrian Bautista

NYU ITP documentation blog.
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Playful Communication of Serious Research - Week 14 [DRAFT]

09 May, 2019

final playtest demo final playtest demo 2

Big LEDs - Week 7

08 May, 2019

For the final assignment in Big LEDs, Aaron asked us to propose and design an LED stairwell installation based on this venue . Below are…

Big LEDs - Week 2

03 April, 2019

Daan Roosegaarde’s WATERLICHT is a spatial LED installation that illuminates how high water levels can reach in a world impacted by…

Tangible Interaction - Week 7

13 March, 2019

The last assignment for Tangible Interaction was to build a USB human interface device (HID). One of my ideas was to build a collaborative…

Tangible Interaction - Week 4

20 February, 2019

We were asked to build a MIDI instrument for our second Tangible Interaction assignment. Our project was to provide a tangible interface…

Tangible Interaction - Week 1

30 January, 2019

The first assignment for Tangible Interaction Workshop was to make the controls for a desk or bedside clock — specifically focusing more…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 15 [ChatBotany Final]

12 December, 2018

For my final physical computing project, I built ChatBotany , an online chatbot that allows you to interact and converse with a plant. The…

Animation - Week 7

10 December, 2018

For my proof of concept/demo Vuforia Unity AR project, I created Cupid Tinder . Cupid Tinder is a little, Cupid-like creature that sits on…

Animation - Week 5

26 November, 2018

For my After Effects animation project, Origin Story , I wanted to animate visuals for a personal audio project I recorded earlier this…

Citizen Science - Week 11 [Neurohacking Final]

15 November, 2018

Previous posts related to my neurohacking project: Week 7 - Neurohacking Midterm Project Links Below is a complete documentation blog post…

Citizen Science - Week 10

08 November, 2018

“For ecologists,” Kress says, “DNA barcoding is really opening up a whole different way of tracking things in habitats where we couldn’t…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 10

07 November, 2018

I have two final physical computing projects I’ve been thinking about and researching over the past few days. A brief office hours…

Animation - Week 1

02 November, 2018

Our first Introduction to Animation assignment was to make a stop-motion animation. I first met with my group members, Stoker Kou and Rachel…

Citizen Science - Week 9

31 October, 2018

I appreciate that some of the first sentences on Yeast Art ’s process page is this: The goal of the Yeast Art Project is to connect…

Citizen Science - Week 8

25 October, 2018

NPR recently published an article about the latest Swedish trend to insert identification microchips into their hands. This made me think…

Citizen Science - Week 7

18 October, 2018

Here is a link to the demo product site and midterm summary for my neurohacking project, NeuroFit . Some of the feedback I received in…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 6

17 October, 2018

The midterm assignment for Introduction to Physical Computing was to build a Halloween related project that utilized serial communication…

Intro to Fabrication - Week 6

11 October, 2018

The junk shelf has been my muse throughout Intro to Fabrication. I like the challenge and constraints that come from upcycling random…

Citizen Science - Week 6

11 October, 2018

Here is a link to the Ugli Fruit gene drive presentation I gave last week. The presentation focused not only on the dissemination of…

Intro to Fabrication - Week 5

04 October, 2018

I combined this week’s fabrication project with my Intro to Physical Computing week 5 assignment again. This blog post will primarily be…

Citizen Science - Week 5

04 October, 2018

A common sentiment I often hear from parents today is how they want their kids to learn computer programming — the language of the future…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 5

03 October, 2018

I decided to build an LED firefly jar for this week’s Intro to Physical Computing assignment. It was inspired by the 6 oz mason jar I found…

Citizen Science - Week 4

27 September, 2018

Kristensen’s Foucault Bio-Power and Biopolitics made me think of my assigned topic, Neurohacking , because of a theme my ideas kept tying…

Intro to Fabrication - Week 4

27 September, 2018

The fabrication assignment for week 4 was to fabricate an enclosure for an electronic device. I decided to combine this assignment with my…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 4

26 September, 2018

Our assignment for week 4 of Intro to Physical Computing was to use the things we learned (basic circuits, digital input/output, analog…

Citizen Science - Week 3

20 September, 2018

The three articles we read after this week indicated the importance of microscopes/optical instruments for scientific research and education…

Intro to Fabrication - Week 3

20 September, 2018

This week we were asked to build something using laser cut components. I decided to build a custom case for the reaction timer circuit game…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 3

19 September, 2018

Interactive Technology Observation For my piece of public interaction technology, I picked the humble public bus pull-cord . The pull-cord…

Intro to Fabrication - Week 2

13 September, 2018

The second week’s Fabrication assignment was to build five of something. Using jigs were strongly encouraged to make the replication…

Citizen Science - Week 2 [Neurohacking]

13 September, 2018

It’s interesting to read an international committee’s proactive attempt to establish guidelines and principles in the National Academy of…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 2

12 September, 2018

We covered basic electronic circuits during the second week of Introduction to Physical Computing. I appreciated learning a bit more about…

Intro to Fabrication - Week 1

06 September, 2018

Our assignment for the first week of Fabrication class: Build a flashlight using any tools or techniques you’d like. I’m defining a…

Intro to Physical Computing - Week 1

05 September, 2018

Reading Crawford’s The Art of Interactive Design made me think of an article written by Mark Rolston: The Myth of Human-Centered Design…

First Commit

01 September, 2018

First commit, first blog post. Testing out Gatsby as a blogging platform.