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Shutterbug

I have also been developing Shutterbug, which comprises a small motorised camera mounted on a raspberry pi. It¬†wakes up every 10 minutes and takes 50 random pictures of its surroundings and stitches them together into a digital collage of what […]

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Let’s Face It (Part 2)

I have just realised that the pics I used in my last post about face recognition could not have been from the sensor that I was referring to [the one that had its own built in face recognition circuitry]: because […]

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Let’s Face It (Part 1)

Let’s face it, sorting out how to achieve¬†face recognition sounds daunting – but it is surprising just how much is relatively plug and play these days. For example, a friend at Cambridge MakeSpace told me about a motion sensor that […]

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Soldering On

A simple PIR (Passive Infra Red) motion detector Basic motion sensors are surprisingly small and fiddly. They need to be connected to GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi which you can do using simple leads that push into place, or […]

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In Which I Hit a Snag

In truth I hit loads of snags along the way – it is the nature of programming to have things fall over. Searching for the error online often provides a fix, but there were several times when I reached the […]

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Decisions decisions

There are so many options to choose from when starting out with interactive artworks that it can seem overwhelming. Arduino, Pico, Python, MicroPython, Raspberry Pi… where to start? So it is important to orientate yourself and take some time to […]

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The Aim of the Game

My aim was to create an artwork that responded to the presence of the viewer, and I wanted to mimic the way in which social media keeps people hooked. So my project was going to show some content on a […]

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