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9 months ago
I love a good gloomy atmosphere but I guess there is science behind calling people "bright" in school and the office.In this article from Fast Co. a few recent studies are presented that suggest dim or dull l...
9 months ago
Are you an artist? Do you know any? If so this is a great opportunity. Funded by the Myers Foundation and supported by our very own Design Team, the yearly EdLab Art Commission has made the Gottesman Libraries a place to find great art at the intersection of Education, Technology and Creativity.Please spread the word, info below and on
10 months ago
Happened to notice this short article on the new library being constructed in Dubai.The form is based on an open book resting on a Rehl (a traditional lectern for hol...
Our amazing resident artists Wearable Media Studios are holding free workshops to share some of their wisdom about combining data, fashion and wearable technology!Please spread the word RSVP zoe.logan@tc.columbia.eduThe incredible installation is on the 2nd floor, 
a year ago
Over the weekend of Sept 23+24 the yearly influx of nerds, geeks and crafty folks descended on the NY Hall of Science in Queens for the 8th Annual NY Maker Faire. In addition to the bots, the classes, the talks, drones, go-carts and ice cream were two of EdLab's newest recruits; Angela Perrone and Renata Gaui!!!They were presenting their thesis projects with many other recent graduates of ITP. Check them out!
a year ago
Tomorrow, Sept 7th from 6-8pm we will be celebrating the completion of 'Keepsake', the interactive light display in Offit Gallery on the 3rd floor. Many of you have seen it in it's evolution and we're so pleased that it's complete!Please join us for a brief talk and wine and cheese!
Please add comments below from your observations and suggestions on the Mars Playtest Seminar.THANK YOU!-mars team
2 years ago
Look Familiar?The Learning Theater isn't the only place people are experimenting with technology to create augmented experiences. The 4DSOUND experiment and institute has made a custom environment for listening.A group of composers, tech...
3 years ago
After the Design Team's Way-finding Seminar last month, and in preparation for the opening of the Learning Theater, I have been exploring a few of the options mapped out by the EdLab crew. One that really struck me was adding Russell Hall to a pre-existing way finding app like Google Maps.  In their infinite wisdom Google has provided an indoor mapping option on their open platform ...
Fisher Price has produced a new video piece portraying their projection for "The Future of Parenting" which includes a whole species of interactive toys and parenting tools... most of which appear to rely on principals of floating 3D animation (the closest I can imagine the actual technology being is Projection Mapping or some kind of reactive hologram). It shows an idealistic (and super-normative) family living in a fully networked home compl...