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Tom Igoe teaches courses in physical computing and networking, exploring ways to allow digital technologies to sense and respond to a wider range of human physical expression. He has a background in theatre, and his work centers on physical interaction related to live performance and public space. He is a co-author of the book Physical Computing: Sensing and Controlling the Physical World with Computers, which has been adopted by numerous digital art and design programs around the world. Projects include a series of networked banquet table centerpieces and musical instruments; an email clock; and a series of interactive dioramas, created in collaboration with M.R. Petit. He has consulted for The American Museum of the Moving Image, EAR Studio, Diller + Scofidio Architects, Eos Orchestra, and others.
Excellent, especially as a reference, but not for beginners. I bought it too early for my learning curve but now find myself going back to it as I take on more complex projects. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scott Henson
My first impression was like looking at a mirror. Clearly not my photograph, but the brightness of the paper makes it very hard to read. Read morePublished 14 months ago by JULIO ALBERTO BESSE
Tom Igoe has written an interesting, practical, resourceful and creative book! I has exceeded every expectation I had for the book.Published 21 months ago by kmarinelli
This book is great, it has many concrete examples, the author is knowledgeable about the topic, the only downside is that it relies on Processing for the examples that need to run... Read morePublished on May 20, 2012 by L. Vignals
This is a really nice book, lots of explanations even the side-notes are very interesting.
This book make things look easy en let things talk. Read more
I had the old version of the book but the new edition is even better. This book is a must for those who want to develop solutions or products in the Sensor and Actuator space.Published on January 17, 2012 by cyber-heel