number of remarkable technologies are converging: clever software, novel materials, more dexterous robots, new processes (notably 3D printing) and a whole range of web-based services. The factory of the past was based on cranking out zillions of identical products. The factory of the future will focus on mass customisation.
CFC Media Lab by students: Rose Bianchini, David McCallum, and Kathleen Climie (with help from Angella Mackey and David Bouchard) Project HoodiePlay created @ CFC Media Lab for 01SJ by: David McCallum, Angella Mackey and Kate Hartman
concentration of makers who work in wearables... • Toronto wearables meetup (http://blog.ocad.ca/wordpress/socialbodylab/toronto-wearables-meetup/) • OCAD’s Social Body Lab (http://blog.ocad.ca/wordpress/socialbodylab/) • (And remember that Steve Mann is based out of U of T too.)
Design of the Elastic Mind exhibition catalogue microsite (or book) from MOMA show in 2008 • Programming Interactivity (2nd Edition) by Joshua Noble • Making Things Talk (2nd Edition) by Tom Igoe • Electronics store listings for Toronto (compiled by me)
Utensil, tinfoil wind chimes with MAX / MIDI: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQoL5-CF7r4 Happy Birthday with Flowers: http://youtu.be/McFDkhHNBD8 DDR with Tinfoil: http://youtu.be/v69SXku55-g Musical Paintings: http://youtu.be/uqPys4opLn8 Building a Cloud Server with a sandwich: http://youtu.be/HwC424A7BH0 Beach Ball Interface: http://youtu.be/RCiixhxbFHU High-Fiving: http://youtu.be/KozsJ-pIID4 | http://youtu.be/KYJUPGyo0mY Water Test: http://youtu.be/jAUn3cBsFOI Bluetooth Hat: http://youtu.be/5jMSExZjQMw Bottle + Water Joystick: http://youtu.be/hHYQt82wv3E AtmousFur - Makey Makey + some extra programming + Bluetooth: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr-fCOTLqWg