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| April 14, 2016


Introduction to Cloud Control: Build a Magic Lamp

Friday, April 22, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

A Free CTC-Workshop with Deren Guler


ctcLearn how to build a lamp that is controlled through the cloud! In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to setup an Internet of Things Light circuit and explore different ways of programming the circuit wirelessly.  We will look at different platforms for cloud controls and discuss different applications for using the Internet to control a simple circuit. You will then create a beautiful origami lamp shade for your lamp. At the end of the workshop you will have a complete circuit to work with and designed a cloud based system that controls your lamp.

Deren Guler is a physicist, designer and educator based in New York. She is interested in researching and developing technology that uses interactivity and computation to explore nature from a playful and sustainable approach. Deren has led community-based interactive projects and workshops around the world to diverse audiences of all ages. In 2014 she founded the maker-kit company Teknikio, which offers tools and construction kits to expose kids and young inventors to an assortment of smart materials and electronic components to spark curiosity in design and science. More info about Deren:

CTC Workshops are part of the Creative Technologies Curriculum Initiative of the Art and Art Education Program.

This event is free, but space is limited and RSVP is required. RSVP: Please arrive 15 min prior to the start date.

Art and Art Education Program, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY, Thingspace, Macy 55

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