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Sunday, May 22 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Radio Waves + Data Feeds - Getting Started with the Internet of Things FULL

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The Internet of Things is an exciting confluence of hardware, software, and the Web. Radically low-cost WiFi and Bluetooth chips and easy-to-learn development platforms make it possible for anyone to start building connected devices with broad possibilities including smart homes, citizen science, consumer products, interactive art, and more.

Discuss the possibilities and methods of working with the IoT in this workshop, and get started with with a simple microcontroller-based project using the open-source Arduino platform, which is widely used and supported in the Maker community.

What ideas do you have for connecting a physical "thing" to your smartphone, or to data feeds like the weather, the price of gold, or your favorite celebrity's Twitter? The IoT has great potential for the Moogfest community as an infrastructural "glue" that can connect electronic music and art to the Web in new and creative ways.

Some programming or Arduino experience is appreciated, but not required. All technology needed will be provided.

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Talent
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Adam Rogers (NCSU Libraries)

Adam Rogers is an innovative and user-focused librarian who works at the intersection of public services and new technologies. In his role as Emerging Technology Services Librarian, he directs the library's Makerspace program, which includes spaces at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library and the D.H. Hill Library, and makes 3D printing, 3D scanning, laser cutting, and electronics prototyping tools accessible to all at NC State.

Program Themes
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Hacking Sound (Systems)

The resurgence of a technological Maker Culture is undeniable, and Moogfest is a gathering for all those enthused by new tools for creative expression. This program includes a historical look at the evolution of dub reggae and home-made sound systems, radiating outwards from its native Jamaica. These artists and producers were hardware hackers, much like the creative technologists working on interactive sonic experiences and generative music... Read More →


Sunday May 22, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Smashing Boxes 359 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

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