burritob0t, Marko Manriquez, 3d printing, 3d food printers

Burritob0t by Marko Manriquez

The Burritob0t 3D prints an edible extrusion of configurable Mexican food. The machine employs a hybrid of digital fabrication and molecular gastronomy — or in other words, digital food for the hungry masses.

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Gamelan Sampul by Antonius Oktaviano Wiriadjaja

A set of gamelan instruments that can be attached to your laptop sleeve so you can practice, and record, gamelan music on the go.

google booth, google search engine, physical google search, nyu itp 2012

Google Search Booth

Forget SEO, analytics, and algorithms, this Google search booth is completely man-powered and looks to the public to answer they day’s questions. Visitors can submit a question, and on the other side a live person will “search out” the result for you. Ex: Question: What’s good dude? Answer: Life.

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Robotic Drawing Arm

This robotic arm explores technology in interactive design. Here an EMG sensor collects data from arm muscle contractions, activating the movement of the arm. The extension acts as a drawing/painting machine.

Financial Landscapes Dow Jones 2000-2012, Genevieve Hoffman, 3d printed landscapes, nyu itp 2012

Financial Landscapes Dow Jones 2000-2012 by Genevieve Hoffman

Financial Landscapes is a series of sculptures that visualizes financial data in a physical form. By plotting the prices and volumes of shares of each stock traded since 2000, Hoffman was able to generate 3D forms that resemble an abstracted mountain range.

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The Wooden Mirror by Daniel Rozin

The Wooden Mirror is a large-scale display made of 830 pieces of wood. It’s designed to look like a large mirror and attempts to emulate the object it reflects by rearranging the wood pieces. A computer connected to a video camera and hundreds of tiny motors control the wood pieces and moves them in and out of the light — what you get is a faint representation of the reflected image.

The Bricolo, Nick Yulman, Digital Music production, nyu itp 2012, mechanical music system

The Bricolo by Nick Yulman

Here’s one for those who love drumming on random objects. The Bricolo mechanical music system allows musicians, composers and DJs to incorporate robotics into their digital production setups. The system turns any object into a computer-automated instrument. The results are pretty impressive.

descirptive camera, text camera, cameras, crowd source camera, nyu itp 2012, matt richardson

Descriptive Camera by Matt Richardson

Here’s yet another way to get connected. The descriptive camera outputs a text description of the scene it captures rather than a image. The image is actually sent to your network of friends — and if they aren’t around, it’s crowd-sourced elsewhere — to provide what’s sure to be a hilarious description. Fun!