ChatBot using speech recognition p5jS > create a River script for the interaction between audience and computer , (D.Shiffman Tutorial)
The bot is triggered by proximity sensor monitored via Arduino. Arduino send via Serial to Computer , 1 if there is someone in front of the sculpture. If there is no one, bot is only displaying DataText.
Speaker sculpture is made of a sound sensor connected to an Arduino and a speaker plugged to computer. The audio speaker sculpture is acting as an actuator for the first servo which body is spinning and touching the other sculptures.
Still have to find the link between the proximity sensor with the bot and the speaker sculpture
DataText is produced by training Texts on masks and object in theatre and Text about components specifications. Training model is Markov Chain.
River script is based on waiting for keywords , and ability to display long sentences. This is a limitation to the conversation.
Need to set up a private router , to have the installation free from overcrowded network
A catalogue of errors, by David Griffiths and Alex McLean : This article presents a series of informal experiments in software and weaving, most of which were conducted as part of the Weaving Codes, Coding Weaves project.
In relation to my essay proposal about the ”NetWork : the Ultimate Mask “
Find the Poetic Space of the Network , I have the intention is to build up some Knitted cells units. I would like to be able to stitch them together to make either a costume , a quilt , a mask, a 3D sculpture , a sensitive environment, or reactive bodies for puppets…
The cells will have different functions , and different structures . They could store visual memories . They could produce or record sounds, be thermo sensitives. They could produce lights etc…
Combined and stiched together they form a body. Each of this unit has its own functions and life, stich together they form a collective and have a collective behaviour. Individually they have a autonomous behaviour.
Like puppets can do one thing , dancing versus walking, or a mask is expressing one quality ( neutral, clown, buffon ….) each type of K cells have limited functions , either data feed, ligth or sound. their design should reflect this particular feature.
Decide whether together they are stronger or weaker ? amplification process? they can also relate to each other remotely ie not stitch together.
>Build K cells in electronics and transpose into soft e textile
> Build two families KL, knitted light fiber cells .and KA knitted audio fiber cells
Wearable Antennae Speaker FM Transmitter (KA)
Puppetry and mask making process of animating objects
then WA weaved audio cells
combine the two families in a collective structure
“Variables and functions”:
To achieve the design of each family of K cells, I will use ( list to be completed)
mapping technology ( Max/ MSP, Mad Mapper)
generative code to find interesting patterns for each type of cells
knitted and weaving iterations , exploring different techniques ( manual or computarized) and material ( copper, wool, paper, cord…)
While researching about network embodiment , I came across an article written by Justin Marshall, Jon Rogers and Jayne Wallace . The authors investigate how craft sensibility” can extend beyond the scope of material interaction, to engagement with people and situations as a broadly empathetic way of exploring the world. ” Their proposition is to “create a crafted digital future” .