The ThingTank Lab is an open, community based collaborative ideation lab: a place where the exploration, experimentation, and exchange of ideas are developed towards the building of internet enabled “things”. ThingTank is led by Matt Ratto, ThingTank Director and Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, and supported by the Knowledge Media Design Institute (KMDI) and the Faculty of Information at U of T.
Visit their site for more information.
Read this amazing paper on gesture computing. Learn about on body interactions, vision based tracking, SixthSense, Skinput and how these scientists are creating the future now. Chris Harrison shows us how it is done in this video
Read all about it here, download: On-Body Interaction:Armed and Dangerous
Listen to the interview from the CBC HERE
Each team has a Google Document assigned to them to help organize their work. Your team is accountable to this document. All of your work will be posted on this document before it is presented on the NETGEN wiki.
All of the links relevant to your team are posted on your Google Document.
All details pertaining to your wiki posts and documentary are on your Google Document.
Follow our Calendar to ensure that you have your wiki post and documentary in on time.
Wiki Post: minimum 500 words, 2 images, 3 links, stats, quotes from experts, embed video
Documentary: all original footage, stats, expert opinion, interviews, demonstration of technology. The rubric for the documentary is HERE