28 Aug Material as Technology, Technology as Material
Lecture: Introduction to DET
Activity: In Class Future Headline
Action: Laser Cutter Training
Action: Get Maker Pass
Assignment: CORE01 (due 04 sep)

01 Sep  Labor Day
No Class

04 Sep Core Skills – Fabrication and Modeling
Critique: CORE01
Lecture: 3D Modeling and Fabrication
Assignment: CORE02 (due 09 sep)

09 Sep Core Skills – Electronics and Programming
Critique: CORE02
Action: Handout HW Kits
Lecture: Working with Raspberry Pi
Assignment: CORE03 (due 16 sep)

11 Sep ENCOUNTERING Perception
Lecture: Encountering Perception as a Creative Material
Expert: Shiry Ginosar

Kevin Kelly, The Inevitable (Introduction pages 1–8 and Chapter 2 Cognifying pages 29–41)

Caroline Chan Shiry Ginosar Tinghui Zhou and Alexei A. Efros Everybody Dance Now, ArXiv preprint, 2018. (more info)

Russakovsky, O., Deng, J., Su, H., Krause, J., Satheesh, S., Ma, S., ... & Berg, A. C. (2015). Imagenet large scale visual recognition challenge. International journal of computer vision, 115(3), 211-252.

16 Sep MATERIALIZING Perception
Critique: CORE03
Lecture: Intro to Raspberry Pi and Google Cloud Vision with Python
Activity: Making Handwriting Recognition Tangible
Assignment: DESIGN01 (due 18 sep)

18 Sep DESIGNING Perception
Critique: DESIGN01
Assignment: PROJ01 (due 30 sep)

23 Sep DESIGNING Perception

25 Sep DESIGNING Perception

30 Sep CRITIQUING Perception
Critique: PROJ01

02 Oct MATERIALIZING Conversation
Lecture: Introduction to Raspberry Pi and Google Cloud Voice with Python
Activity: Making Speech Tangible
Assignment: DESIGN02 (due 09 sep)

07 Oct ENCOUNTERING Conversation
Lecture: Encountering Conversation as a Creative Material: Deep Learning, Speech, and Conversational Design
Expert: N/A

Ewa Luger and Abigail Sellen. 2016. "Like Having a Really Bad PA": The Gulf between User Expectation and Experience of Conversational Agents. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5286-5297.

Selina Jeanne Sutton, Paul Foulkes, David Kirk, and Shaun Lawson. 2019. Voice as a Design Material: Sociophonetic Inspired Design Strategies in Human-Computer Interaction. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Martin Porcheron, Joel E. Fischer, Stuart Reeves, and Sarah Sharples. 2018. Voice Interfaces in Everyday Life. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA.

09 Oct DESIGNING Conversation
Critique: DESIGN02
Assignment: PROJ02 (due 21 oct)

14 Oct DESIGNING Conversation

16 Oct DESIGNING Conversation

21 Oct CRITIQUING Conversation
Critique: PROJ02

23 Oct ENCOUNTERING Extra-Real
Lecture: Encountering Extra-Reality as Material: Haptics, Sensory Feedback, and Designing AR/VR Experiences
Expert: Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier. 2017. Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality (1st ed.). Henry Holt, New York, NY, USA. (Chapter 15 Be Your Own Pyramidion (About Visual Displays for VR), pp. 192–208.)

Mahdi Azmandian, Mark Hancock, Hrvoje Benko, Eyal Ofek, and Andrew D. Wilson. 2016. Haptic Retargeting: Dynamic Repurposing of Passive Haptics for Enhanced Virtual Reality Experiences. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Nash, Kate. "Virtual reality witness: exploring the ethics of mediated presence." Studies in Documentary Film 12.2 (2018): 119-131.

 WEEK 10
Lecture: Introduction to Oculus Quest and Unity
Assignment: PROJ03 (due 13 nov)

30 Oct DESIGNING Extra-Real
 WEEK 11
04 Nov DESIGNING Extra-Real

06 Nov DESIGNING Extra-Real
 WEEK 12
11 Nov Veterans Day
No Class

13 Nov CRITIQUING Extra-Real
Critique: PROJ03
 WEEK 13
Lecture Encountering Robots as a Creative Material: Control, Actuation, and Designing Autonomous Systems
Expert: TBA

Sheridan, Thomas B. "Human–robot interaction: status and challenges." Human factors 58.4 (2016): 525-532.

Vasant Srinivasan and Leila Takayama. 2016. Help Me Please: Robot Politeness Strategies for Soliciting Help From Humans. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA.

James Auger. 2014. Living with robots: a speculative design approach. J. Hum.-Robot Interact. 3, 1 (February 2014), 20-42.

Lecture: Introduction to Husqvarna Automower & C++
Assignment: PROJ04 (due 10 dec)

 WEEK 14
25 Nov DESIGNING Robots

No Class

 WEEK 15
02 Dec DESIGNING Robots

04 Dec DESIGNING Robots

10 Dec Tue of RRR Week • FINAL CRITIQUE
Final Presentations 1–5 PM in 210 Jacobs
12 Dec Wed of RRR Week • PUBLIC SHOWCASE
Public Posters, Demos, and Showcase in 210 Jacobs 12–1:30 PM
13 Dec Fri of RRR Week • FINAL MATERIALS
Final materials due on 13 Dec by 11:59pm
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