It’s an Imp Thing
by Jon Rogers
The Electric Imp is a device that directly connects the real world through sensors and actuators to the web. As Erik Shute from Mashable says, ‘Web enabled everything is a step closer today thanks to the programmable, pluggable network cards from Electic Imp’. You’ve worked on a Arduino? Great – so you know the potential!
This review explores the potential of the Electric Imp.
Strata-caster: A Virtual Environment
by Joseph Farbrook, Keith Chester, Robert Martin, and William Price.
This is a review of the Strata-caster, an installation whereby a user moves through Second Life by means of a constrained wheelchair in front of a screen (Farbrook et al 2012).
This review reflects on the installation and provides a historical context from which to compare it’s achievements.