• Workshop: net_lego
  • Artist: Douglas Edric Stanley
  • Location: Villa Arson, Nice
  • Date: 27 November – 1 December, 2000

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The goal of this workshop was to introduce students to robotics using Lego Mindstorms. Once the basics of programing cars, trams, and various traditional objects were mastered, the goal then became the creation of an “environement” for these robots. A simple collective web-sketchpad was created, in which several users could draw together from a web-browser. This sketchpad was then projected onto the floor of the main building, where the robots were left to interact with the drawing, using their light sensors as their guide. A small webcam oversaw the activities, allowing users over the web to follow the results of their sketches.

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