I want to learn how to build something like this. Starting from nothing, what kind of skillset will I need to acquire?
I’m looking to get hooked into information about any and all electronic or new media arts and cultural events happening in and around New York City. This includes games, video installations, small time hobbyist classes. What mailing lists and blogs should I be subscribed to and/or following? (I'm aaware of True Chip Till Death, Eyebeam, Figment NYC Resistor and 3rd Ward.)
Help me plan the electronics and software for an interactive art installation involving buttons and a webcam and a monitor. [more inside]
Tomorrow, my boyfriend and I will be photographed nude and somewhat covered in electronics (music making equipment and cords). Is there anyway to attach expensive, somewhat heavy mixers and controllers to our bodies? [more inside]
I am trying to decide which to (learn) to use, The Arduino or The Make Controller Kit. Which should I choose as a first buy / entry level controller? [more inside]
Help me figure out what to do with some travel money! Specifically interested in arts / electronics / performance festivals, but any suggestions are welcome. [more inside]
Anyone know a simple and cheap solar panel setup to run a small boombox about 9-12V DC? [more inside]
An artist friend is searching for 4 Polaroid FXM-1511c TV/DVD combo unit, but there don't seem to be any available... if you don't know where she can get 4 of them, can someone recommend a comparable product (inside for the full details).... [more inside]