photo by oliver hess

Data Pool

TED active 2011 in Palm Spring

Twitter controlled island of balloons that inflate and deflate based on hash tag activity related to participants interest in various research themes at the event.  This project involved a pneumatic valve bank controlled by arduino firmata from a motion tablet programmed by oliver and built by danny and oliver using a compressor and lots of hoses.  The balloons were custom printed and then augmented with pens.