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LoLa Prototype v1.1 = SUCCESS

It Lives! A broomstick driven, photo interruptor sensor enabled pendulum that uses MIDI to make a sound for each half swing. As part of my research for the Institute of BackYard StudiesĀ , I am prototyping various components for a Lightly … Continue reading

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LoLa platform for sensor testing

To figure out which sensors / switches will reliably trigger sounds from sixteen swinging pendulums on our proposed ‘Lightly Oscillating Linguistic Organ’, I decided to build a test bench. While doing so it occurred to me that like Professor Tanya … Continue reading

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LoLa Prototype v1.0 = FAIL

As part of my research for the Institute of BackYard StudiesĀ , I am prototyping various components for a Lightly Oscillating Linguistic Organ (LoLa) – a musical instrument that harnesses the sinusoidal beauty of the pendulum wave. Inspired by a creative … Continue reading

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Hello Android

My research for the Institute of BackYard Studies requires a wee bit of programming on some android phones. Thanks to Dennis and Emma for responding to my twitter/facebook request for freebie handsets. First impressions – huawei ascend g510 running android … Continue reading

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