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c o u r s e . s c h e d u l e
fall quarter 2019

note: schedule subject to updates and adjustments throughout the quarter
:: check back for updates

week 1-A (9/9)
intro

:Course Introduction,
Instructor introduction
Student Introductions

Review of EDP studio policies

Intro to systems, systems thinking and cybernetics

WORDPRESS MEDIA BLOG SETUP

Simple to complex systems

System domain 1 assigned - FOOD


:: a s s i g n e d . m a t e r i a l s ::
week 1-B (9/11)
think/make

::Review of systems parts/characteristics/interactions and mapping

Sensory Systems

System domain 1 assigned - SENSES


week 2-A (9/16)
think

System domain 2 assigned - PERCEPTION & PSYCHOLOGY
Feedback & control1

downloadreview
1) GIMP
raster image editing review

2) Inkscape - vector image editing review

3) Icons at the Noun Project


week 2-B (9/18)
make

:: Systems in class design exercise 1 - Observing Biological Systems
Simulation w/software – Net.Logo 1
w/ System domain 3 assigned - TREES as SYSTEM MAPS

downloadreview
1) NetLogo


week 3-A (9/23)
think

Systems survey : environmental/ecological systems
Systems simulation software – Net.Logo 2
Control/feedback

System domain 4 assigned - PREDATOR-PREY






week 3-B (9/25)
make

Climate and weather systems
1 on 1 project 1 review

Studio work day
System domain 5 assigned
abstraction of STORM, WEATHER or CLIMATE maps




1) Baudrillard- "Simulacra and Simulations"
week 4-A (9/30)
think

Systems survey: machine/industrial systems
Systems control/feedback>>>AI

System domain 6 assigned INFORMATION & NANOSYSTEMS/NETWORKS

 

 

 



week 4-B (10/2)
make

1 on 1 project 1 review - workday
 


 

 

week 5-A (10/7)
c r i t i q u e
m i d t e r m


Presentation/Critique Project 1 – systems survey


crit

week 5-B (10/9)
c r i t i q u e
m i d t e r m

Presentation/Critique Project 1 – systems survey


crit
week 6-A (10/14)
make
Systems survey +: information systems, computer systems2
Electricity basics
Solder workshop


review
1) learning to solder / solder comics / kit
2) electricity basics
3) how to use a multimeter

4) David Krakauer, SFI 'DIgital Transformation's


week 6-B (10/16)
make

Electronics systems 2
System design exercise

Studio work day

review

1) Massimo Banzi - Open Source Imagination & Arduino

week 7-A (10/21)
make


more electronics - interactive sound systems

Sound synthesis and system enchainment 1

 

 

 

downloadreview
> Synth systems
> Werkstaat Moog Synth manual
> live-cinema system


>VCV Rack software - virtual Eurorack digital-analog synth

week 7-B (10/23)
make

Sound synthesis and system enchainment 2

In class design exercises

1 on 1 project 1 review

downloadreview

1) Fritzing
2) Makey max patches
2b) MAX 8 / Cycling 74.com
2c) ) makeymakey


3) Audacity
4) samples from Freesound.org

5) >> BRING A PIECE OF FRUIT OR VEGETABLE TO CLASS FOR INTERFACE DEV <<


week 8-A (10/28)
make

Electronics systems 3
Final project groups >> system concepts and drawings


1) FINAL System required elements
week 8-B (10/30)
make

Integrated Systems/Networks

 

 

week 9-A (11/4)
HOLIDAY

Emergent/complex systems
Studio work day

1 on 1 project 1 review


 


week 9-B (11/6)
make

Final project studio work day

1 on 1 project 1 review



1
) WNYC Radiolab, "emergence"

 

week 10-A (11/11)
make

Final project studio work day

1 on 1 project 1 review
 

week 10-B (11/13),
f i n a l m e e t i n g
c r i t i q u e

Final Project Presentation/Critique – design & built system


FINAL DELIVERABLES & CRITIQUE
Monday 11
/18
10-11:50AM




::Final Project Presentation/Critique/Deliverables - design & built system
Final deliverables
will include the following materials:
Including:
1) Systems drawing & design architectures for Final Project
2) All software/code associated with final Project
3) Documentation of Final project( video, photo & sound)
4) a specific section of documenation descibing your personal contribution to the group project.
All deliverables will be added to your personal Systems course media blog for the quarter.

To be e-mailed to instructor:
Critiques/synopsis of 3 cultural events cumulative for the quarter. Note: synopsis of each cultural event should be e-mail within 2 weeks of attendance.