Pulp Based Computing

sensors, actuators and circuit boardsĀ  that behave, look, and feel like paper. http://www.architectradure.com/2011/04/18/pulp-based-computing-building-computers-out-of-paper/ http://web.media.mit.edu/~marcelo/paper/index.html

Flyfire: SENSEable City

imagine this…. small flying objects…with embedded light-sources….flying in programmable groups…. well MIT’s SENSEable city lab is working to develop this very concept. it’s still in the development stage but if completed would be a great example of a low-tech mechanism operated by high-tech means… http://senseable.mit.edu/flyfire/#

Two Initial Thoughts…..

  These posts might not necessarily be related to design (as in art/design), but it could provide some interesting sub-categories within the collection…..aka engineering. High-Low Tech – MIT Media Lab “The High-Low Tech group integrates high and low technological materials, processes, and cultures. Our primary aim is to engage diverse audiences in designing and building … Continue reading