ICM: Computation and Interests

Write a blog post about how computation applies to your interests. This could be a subject you’ve studied, a job you’ve worked, a personal hobby, or a cause you care about. As someone who previously worked in manufacturing, and recently pivoted to being a developer, computation plays a large role in my interests. I started with creating static websites on geoCities during undergrad, and continued to teach myself new skills by maintaining websites for various organizations in college. Working inRead More

Video & Sound: Highline Soundwalk

September 12, 2017 Com Lab: Video & Sound

Monday I did the Highline soundwalk with Simon. Going into it, I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I found was a meditative experience that was synced to my steps and location. Overall, I was impressed by the technology used to make a transition from zone to zone. Having a green oasis in the middle of the city is something that I didn’t know I needed until I experienced the Highline soundwalk. During the walk, you’re immersed in a bubbleRead More

First ICM Class

So Wednesday morning was my first ICM class.  And while I had originally considered trying to audit it, I’m really glad I didn’t.  There’s always more to learn, more to learn from my fellow students, and so much to learn about creative coding. Our first assignment is to blog about how computation relates to our lives, and to create a self portrait using p5.js.  I’d picked up the Getting Started with p5.js book when I knew I was coming toRead More

And so it begins

September 1, 2017 Introduction

It’s been a busy week of adjusting to grad school.  Thanks to an awesome friend, I survived a 10-hour drive from Columbus to Queens, got my stuff moved in, and got settled in. It still hasn’t quite sunk in that I live in New York, or that grad school starts on Tuesday.  I’ve been taking the advice from the grad 101 session and being a tourist while I can.  So far I’ve been to the American Museum of Natural History,Read More