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Useless Machine

Today I built a useless machine:  

It’s a machine which has one function. When you turn it on, it simply turns it’s self off. It was developed by A.I. professor Marvin Minsky (now at M.I.T.) while he was a graduate

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Robotic Arm Glove Controller

I got one of these lovely robot arm kits and made a new controller for it using a glove...

Introducing the Hapti-Harness. Start feeling.

“Towards an understanding of a tactile feedback system for use in multitudinous environments”

Building the hapti-harness from Matt Jarvis on Vimeo.

How is the experience to feel data? What is it to evoke an extra layer of awareness using a type of tactile reflex? Could a state of continuous partial attention be especially useful for certain information? These are some questions which have led us to research the introduction of a haptic feedback garment as an appropriate medium for artistic expression and creative application.

MoodyMap. How are you feeling?

What is your mood right now? What about the mood of those around you? Try it! http://www.mattjarvis.co.uk/mms/Web/ In a project using Google Android and Skyhook, we've created an app that uses Google maps to plot and share your mood with those around you!

Hack ‘n Shop

I made a video about hacking shopping... soon everyone will be doing it...

Lost Angels Prototype on Google Android

Hey guys - for those of you who know what I've been up to with Lost Angels, check this out on the google android emulator: I'm still working on the database at the back end, which is running on a painfully slow 500mhz old mac at the moment!