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CIID Final Project – Week 4

Systems/Layers with Adam Greenfield and Mayo Nissen was an inspiration. We had plenty to do in the final week before…

CIID Final Project – Week 3

Week three brought Adam Greenfield and Mayo Nissen of Urbanscale to CIID to teach “Systems/Layers”. I felt a certain caution during my…

CIID Final Project -Week 2

This week was the continuation of our performative design workshop with Amanda Parkes (ITP) and David Gauthier. Being completely out…

CIID – Halfway There

Six months of my year at CIID has passed. I should call it “our” year, because the amazing people who…

CIID Final Project – Week 1

And so it begins. Week 1 marks the end of a two-week reflection period during which we were asked to…

Rules

So, I’m in the middle of our “Computational Design” workshop and suffering what I call “Generative Artists’ Block”. In other…

Snow Patrol & Physical Computing

It’s the day after an awesome party (thanks Alix!) celebrating the end of our two week Physical Computing class at…

Expo 2010 – Shanghai

Back in April I got a chance to visit Shanghai while working on the Irish Pavilion at Expo 2010. Where…

Two Days Out in Birmingham – Day 2

ThinkTank is a science museum in a complex that includes an IMAX theatre and university campus. Spread over four floors,…

Two Days Out in Birmingham – Day 1

A couple of weeks ago in Birmingham I had the opportunity to visit two excellent attractions and get a taste…

Sliding Through Time – An Arduino Project

Two and a half years ago, I was asked to work on my first interactive exhibition space. Way back then,…

Happy Birthday to an Old Friend

After a conversation this week with Ciaran Vipond, it struck me that as we end 2009, I’ve failed to mark…

My City – The Future for Dublin

I’ve spent the last three months working with the good people at Noho in Dublin to bring together a permanent…

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