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Science Hackday – Kinesutra

While I was building the tire swing this past spring, Liam Holt mentioned to me a kinetic project he was interested in creating, based on dance.The idea was to develop a prototype for a haptic feedback system that would help dancers correct their movements as they studied new choreography. I really loved the idea because […]

Visit to a Beirut Hackerspace

Lamba Labs @ Halloween The Lamba labs new hackerspace is located in Karaj beirut, a coworking space that is started and affliated with Ayah Bedir (little bits founder, TED speaker). It is a really nice old building just to the east of Genmayze, the party central district in downtown beirut.  The first night I arrive, the […]

Illumination Village Party Photos!

Here are some photos of the tire swing from the Illumination Village party! Preshow quiet setup. Child on Tire swing. Blurred Tire swing in action. We had a fun whirl with it. More Photos from the event can be found here (courtesy Christine Rosakranse) and here (courtesy Lorah Gross) For this setup we wrote an […]

Interactive Musical Tire Swing – Startup Weekend

Techshop SF Panorama, Photo courtesy @andybot The Interactive Musical Tire Swing is more than just a swing…. it is a swing that plays sound tracks and musical beats depending on the rider’s acceleration and rotation. The supporting chains and structure will also be illuminated with with LEDs that respond to the swing’s movement and will […]