Shayna Welcome @phoenix perry :)
Boian Mitov Hello @phoenix perry :-)
phoenix perry I successfully found wifi after showing botparty at Indiecade in LA, which everyone should go see if they are in town
phoenix perry I'm showing again Saturday night and the talks today look so good!
Shayna We'll wait a few minutes before we get started with questions, to give everyone a chance to get here.
Shayna In the meantime, would you like to introduce yourself @phoenix perry ? :)
phoenix perry Sure! I'm basically a lunatic running around microcontrollers and convincing people to make music together.
phoenix perry When I am not doing that, I teach at Goldsmiths where I run an MA that I created in Independent Games and Playable Experience Design
phoenix perry I also make haptic games and a whole host of other games. I founded a non-profit called Code Liberation, which teaches women and non-binary people to make games and creative applications for free.
phoenix perry That's me!
Shayna Thank you for joining us today :)
Shayna Here's the question sheet, everyone. I'll give it a minute or two and then get going: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VBut_GnouQhQY5v6Nft5kI51nTVNpzjT_Pj7JQVEjQE/edit?usp=sharing
Sophi Kravitz We will post a transcript for this chat- could you say a little more about Code Liberation for those who may want to take classes?
phoenix perry codeliberation.org
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Audi McAvoy @Sophi Kravitz Where can I find last week's transcript?
phoenix perry Sign up for our mailing list if you want to find out about our classes. We are running more small cohorts these days in London. We have the same group for about 2 months and we end the group with an exhibition. These last two have been at the V&A.
Jordan Bunker @Audi McAvoy All past transcripts can be found here :) https://hackaday.io/event/19578-upcoming-hackchats
Shayna Okay, first up:
Shayna From @Audi McAvoy, who has seen photos of "Tactile Sound Tree" and would like if you could speak a bit about this work
phoenix perry Sure! That's a small piece of a game called Nightgames I've made with Adelle Lin. (Sophie helped a bit in the start!) It works by using the bare conductive board and instead of looking for touch data, I monitor proximity and speed of approach and map that to sound events.
Audi McAvoy Ah, like a Theremin?
phoenix perry Yes. I make the worlds worst documentation but you can see it playing here https://www.flickr.com/photos/phoenixperry/17634950549/in/dateposted-public/
phoenix perry There are functions in the bare library that are really worth exploring such as proximity
phoenix perry You can adjust threshold and get great results. Those guys make great boards.
Shayna Very cool
Shayna @Audi McAvoy was there anything else you'd specifically like to know about this piece before we move on?
Audi McAvoy That's a very cool idea. Thanks.
Audi McAvoy Nope, on to the next. :D
phoenix perry I have no idea what an "espace game" boards is. Can anyone else illuminate?
Shayna I'm not sure I follow your question @kelu124
kelu124 * Oops, a typo. That was an "escape game"
phoenix perry I really have no idea - I am not a big board game person.
kelu124 In the sense of an electronic badge, which has no instructions, and the player is left with its hacking sense to understand what is within the board =)
phoenix perry Ok no idea.
phoenix perry I don't really do that.
phoenix perry I'm not a reverse engineer type.
kelu124 Anyhow, thanks for taking the time to...
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