blog :. joão costa

@ Interactive Telecommunications Program

Month: October, 2015

project development studio : quick update

For the past two weeks I’ve been working on a prototype on the CNC router with 2″x3″ pine studs. Right now I am trying to figure out the correct dimensions and measurements so I can move on and build the final system.

project development studio : update

I have finally defined how the instrument will look like. I’ll be working with a modular installation consisting of twenty modules. Each one of them will have two guitar strings, making it a forty strings total. I think working with modules will end up being a good choice since, as soon as I figure out […]

project development studio : update

I find it really challenging to fit my project in questions like ‘what?’, ‘why?’, ‘for whom?’ and ‘how?’. I think of it as a challenging exercise because of the context and concepts which I often work with. The public, even though plays a big role in this context is not, by any means, the target […]

homemade hardware : first board

For my first board I decided to make the bootloader shield we’ve made in the previous weeks. Since I’ll probably be using this shield a lot, I thought making it look nicer than the one in the purfboard would be a step forward and a great exercise for learning how to use the OtherMill. At […]