End of term last year and over Christmas we were set a project to think about love detection. We were tasked to think how we could gather enough information to detect love.
At first I tried to think in simple terms, what are the physical elements that can be measured when someone falls in love? Then I thought how could those be recorded? These elements would include heart rate, perspiration, speech, face recognition, body language, etc.
I created a powerpoint presentation, where I describe each idea…
Max 6 is software for computers to allow the creation of almost mind-map looking circuits. You have a range of tools at your disposal to be able to create a function. This could be a blinking light or virtual keyboard programmed to play a tune. The great thing about the software is you can attached devices to the computer to input or output information. So for example, you can attach a MIDI keyboard to record music or a webcam to manipulate the video it captures.
Our brief was to capture some form of information and represent it differently using the Max 6 software
It was demonstrated, by the lecturer, that we can grab raw data from a RSS feed and import it into Flash. From there, we can use the data to manipulate shapes and lines. So our task for the next three weeks was to