Fall 2014

Sensor: KINECT

Kinect is a motion sensing input device originally created to play with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video game console. It is actually many sensors in one. It contains a RGB camera, an infrared (IR) emitter, an IR depth sensor and a

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Sensor: KINECT

Kinect is a motion sensing input device originally created to play with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video game console. It is actually many sensors in one. It contains a RGB camera, an infrared (IR) emitter, an IR depth sensor and a

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PComp Final Project: VOID

— A study on light and space and the intricacies therein. This project was made by Jordan Backhus, Sergio Mora-Diaz and Oryan Inbar. VOID is an interactive art installation that manipulates light and physical space through the use of three-dimensional

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PComp Final Project: VOID

— A study on light and space and the intricacies therein. This project was made by Jordan Backhus, Sergio Mora-Diaz and Oryan Inbar. VOID is an interactive art installation that manipulates light and physical space through the use of three-dimensional

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AE Animation: ME++

After Effects animated short film by Sergio Mora-Díaz and Oryan Inbar.

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AE Animation: ME++

After Effects animated short film by Sergio Mora-Díaz and Oryan Inbar.

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NetMedia Final: NYC Skyscrapers

NYC Skyscrapers is a simple website that displays georeferenced information about the tallest buildings in New York City. It uses Google Maps Api to provide a map interface showing each building’s location and static information, and Flickr API to display

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NetMedia Final: NYC Skyscrapers

NYC Skyscrapers is a simple website that displays georeferenced information about the tallest buildings in New York City. It uses Google Maps Api to provide a map interface showing each building’s location and static information, and Flickr API to display

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PComp Final Project: Progress Part 2

This is a project made in collaboration with Jordan Backhus and Oryan Inbar. Started as a study about movement translated into graphics, “Void” is an interactive art installation that manipulates light and physical space through the use of screens, computer-generated

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PComp Final Project: Progress Part 2

This is a project made in collaboration with Jordan Backhus and Oryan Inbar. Started as a study about movement translated into graphics, “Void” is an interactive art installation that manipulates light and physical space through the use of screens, computer-generated

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NetMedia Final Project: Ideas

For my final Networked Media project, I will create a website that displays information of the tallest buildings in New York City. I am very interested in geolocation and displaying information from the real world using the web, as a

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NetMedia Final Project: Ideas

For my final Networked Media project, I will create a website that displays information of the tallest buildings in New York City. I am very interested in geolocation and displaying information from the real world using the web, as a

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JSON and Google Maps API

As a way to get into the idea of consuming Data and visualizing it online, the assignment this week was to build a page that uses an API and changes the DOM based on the data, an also create and

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JSON and Google Maps API

As a way to get into the idea of consuming Data and visualizing it online, the assignment this week was to build a page that uses an API and changes the DOM based on the data, an also create and

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Stop motion Animation: Claude

Stop Motion short film by Sergio Mora-Díaz and Oryan Inbar.

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Stop motion Animation: Claude

Stop Motion short film by Sergio Mora-Díaz and Oryan Inbar.

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p5.dom and Event listeners

This week we looked at how to access an HTML element -also known as a DOM element- with Javascript and manipulate it with code. I decided to work with p5.dom to create some HTML that control javascript elements over the

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p5.dom and Event listeners

This week we looked at how to access an HTML element -also known as a DOM element- with Javascript and manipulate it with code. I decided to work with p5.dom to create some HTML that control javascript elements over the

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Reading: Art and the API / Google’s Dev Art

Through this week’s reding on Jen Thorp’s Art and the API and looking at some of the art projects that use APIs at Google’s Dev Art, I learnt many interesting things about developing applications and art using the data that

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Reading: Art and the API / Google’s Dev Art

Through this week’s reding on Jen Thorp’s Art and the API and looking at some of the art projects that use APIs at Google’s Dev Art, I learnt many interesting things about developing applications and art using the data that

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Reading: ‘Happenings’ in the New York Scene

I have always felt attracted to all sorts of ephemeral arts and events. I think people have a particular attitude to everything that doesn’t endure over time, be it an art piece, a place, or a person. A creation born

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Reading: ‘Happenings’ in the New York Scene

I have always felt attracted to all sorts of ephemeral arts and events. I think people have a particular attitude to everything that doesn’t endure over time, be it an art piece, a place, or a person. A creation born

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Reading: A Cyborg Manifesto

We are living in an interconnected and interdependent world where the mediation between the physical space and human beings takes place through technological / digital networks, which can be thought of as extensions of our bodily and mental abilities. Technology

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Reading: A Cyborg Manifesto

We are living in an interconnected and interdependent world where the mediation between the physical space and human beings takes place through technological / digital networks, which can be thought of as extensions of our bodily and mental abilities. Technology

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PComp Final Project: Progress and Diagrams

I joined Oryan Inbar and Jordan Backhus to work for the final project on an enhanced version of their midterm project, adding some elements from my previous final project research. Our main goal is to create a spatial and immersive

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PComp Final Project: Progress and Diagrams

I joined Oryan Inbar and Jordan Backhus to work for the final project on an enhanced version of their midterm project, adding some elements from my previous final project research. Our main goal is to create a spatial and immersive

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JavaScript and p5.js

We started working with javascript and the p5.js library to implement interactive functionality into html. In order to use p5 or Javascript in our project, we need to include the javascript file in your HMTL using script tags. Here is

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JavaScript and p5.js

We started working with javascript and the p5.js library to implement interactive functionality into html. In order to use p5 or Javascript in our project, we need to include the javascript file in your HMTL using script tags. Here is

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Reading: Long live the Web

In his article Long Live the Web, Tim Berners-Lee writes about his desire for continued open standards and neutrality in the Web. As its creator, he explains that defending the web is part of a social revolution, and not merely

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Reading: Long live the Web

In his article Long Live the Web, Tim Berners-Lee writes about his desire for continued open standards and neutrality in the Web. As its creator, he explains that defending the web is part of a social revolution, and not merely

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Stop Motion Storyboard

For our first animation project we will tell a story about greed and its consequences. The main character is Claude, a white fluffy creature that eats his friends in order to fulfill his hunger and desire to look more colorful.

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Stop Motion Storyboard

For our first animation project we will tell a story about greed and its consequences. The main character is Claude, a white fluffy creature that eats his friends in order to fulfill his hunger and desire to look more colorful.

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Hypertext art with HTML and CSS

This is my first assignment using HTML and CSS: Memory Extender. I got inspired by Vannevar Bush and his idea of creating a machine that would provide an “enlarged intimate supplement to one’s memory”. I created a simple website that

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Hypertext art with HTML and CSS

This is my first assignment using HTML and CSS: Memory Extender. I got inspired by Vannevar Bush and his idea of creating a machine that would provide an “enlarged intimate supplement to one’s memory”. I created a simple website that

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Reading: As We May Think

In this article published in 1945, author Vannevar Bush predicts many kinds of technology invented during the following decades like personal computers and the Internet, and he also raises a problem that is very relevant even in these days: He

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Reading: As We May Think

In this article published in 1945, author Vannevar Bush predicts many kinds of technology invented during the following decades like personal computers and the Internet, and he also raises a problem that is very relevant even in these days: He

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